The apostle Matthew writing (God speaking
via scripture...The Word) of the (obviously noncelestial) star from the East leading Magi
(wise men) to baby Jesus.
Wycliffe Bible of 1384:
1 Therfor whanne Jhesus was borun in Bethleem of Juda, in
the daies of king Eroude, lo! astromyenes camen fro the eest to Jerusalem, 2 and seiden, Where is he, that is borun king of Jewis? for we han
seyn his sterre in the eest, and we comen to worschipe him.
King James Bible
of 1611: 1 Now when Jesus was born in
Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to
2 Saying, Where is he
that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship
NAS Bible of
1960: 1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of
Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,
2 "Where is He who
has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship
1973-78: 1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea,
during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw
his star in the east and have come to worship him."
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