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Biblical Magi

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The Magi also referred to as the (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings, were, in the Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition, a group of distinguished foreigners ...

Who Were the Magi? - Grace to You

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Dec 23, 2014 ... Few biblical stories are as well known, yet so clouded by myth and tradition, as that of the magi, or wise men, mentioned by Matthew. During the ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Magi - New Advent

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We may form a conjecture by non-Biblical evidence of a probable meaning to the word magoi. Herodotus (I, ci) is our authority for supposing that the Magi were ...

Straight Answers: Who Were the Magi? - The Arlington Catholic Herald

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A reader in Springfield The Gospel of Matthew mentions the Magi who came from the East ... Exactly who the magi were though remains somewhat of a mystery.

The Three Magi were Zoroastrian Priests not Kings or Astrologers

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You may have sent and received dozens of Christmas cards with their images. Yet, how much do you really know about the Three Wise Men? This page is ...

Who were the MAGI? - The Bible Study Site

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It also caused a group of wise men who were from the East, known as the Magi, to plan and embark on a 1,000+ mile perilous journey in order to pay homage to  ...

The Magi--Wise Men FAQ by Rev. Richard P. Bucher - Beliefnet

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Dec 7, 2004 ... Fortunately, other ancient literature helps us to understand who the Magi were. From the Jewish historian Josephus, the Greek historian ...

All About the Wise Men -- The History of The Christmas Story ...

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The History of the Christmas Story - Who were the Wisemen or Magi? What did they see in the sky? Why did they bring such strange presents for a baby?

The magi: Gentiles or Jews? - HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological ...

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Gentiles, but it is equally plausible that they were Jews. 1. INTRODUCTION. Matthew's story of the magi in 2:1-12 is one of the best-known and most loved ...

What does the Bible say about the three wise men (Magi)?

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However, the Bible does not say there were only three wise men. There could have been many more. Tradition says that there were three and that their names  ...

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The Three Wise Men, also known as the Magi, were a group of distinguished people from the East who came bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus.
It is unclear who the Magi were exactly, the word Magi means 'priest of Zoroaster'. They are also said to have been Kings, and in the Western Christian church are commonly known by the names Melchior, Caspar and Balthasar.
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Who Were the Magi? We Three Kings? - Chuck Missler - Koinonia ...

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Most of what we associate with the “Magi” is from early church traditions. Most have assumed that there were three of them since they brought three specific gifts.

Bible Scholar Brent Landau Asks “Who Were the Magi”? - Biblical ...

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Nov 29, 2011 ... Who were the magi, those gift-bearing wise men from the east who are so ... There, upon seeing the baby Jesus and his mother Mary, the magi ...

We Three Kings | Answers in Genesis

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Dec 14, 2010 ... Nativity displays often have three wise men. What does the Bible reveal about these wise men? Who were they? Where were they from?