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New Testament Revision 1

  • Source Note
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mother and departed into Egypt by night and departed into Egypt and was there till <untill> the death of Herod that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet saying out of Egypt have I called my son then Herod <when he> saw that he was mocked of the wise men was exceeding wroth and sent forth and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem and all the coasts thereof from two years old and under according to the time which he had dillegently enquired of the wise men then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the Prophet saying in Ramah there was a voice heard lamentation and weeping and great mourning Rachel weeping for the loss of her children and would not be comforted because they are not but when Herod was dead behold an Angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt saying arise and take the young child and his mother and go into the land of Israel for they are dead who sought the young child’s life and he arose and took the young child and his <the childs> mother and came into the land of Israel but when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the ro[o]m of his father Herod he was affraid to go thither <but> notwithstanding <having> being <been> warned of God in a dream he turened aside <went> into the <eastern> parts of Gallilee and he came and dwelt in a City called Nazareth that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophets he shall be called a Nazarene.
Matthew, Chapter 3
And it came to pass that he <Jesus> grew up with his breatheren and waxed strong and waited on <upon> the Lord untill <for> the time of his ministry should <to> come and he served under his father and he spake not as other men neither could he be taught for he needed not that any man should teach him and after many years the hour of his ministry drew nigh and in those days came John the [p. 4]
mother by night and departed into Egypt and was there untill the death of Herod that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet saying out of Egypt have I called my son then Herod when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men was exceeding wroth and sent forth and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem and all the coasts thereof from two years old and under according to the time which he had dillegently enquired of the wise men then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the Prophet saying in Ramah there was a voice heard lamentation and weeping and great mourning Rachel weeping for the loss of her children and would not be comforted because they are not but when Herod was dead behold an Angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt saying arise and take the young child and his mother and go into the land of Israel for they are dead who sought the young child’s life and he arose and took the young child and the childs mother and came into the land of Israel but when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the room of his father Herod he was affraid to go thither but notwithstanding having been warned of God in a dream he went into the eastern parts of Gallilee and he came and dwelt in a City called Nazareth that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophets he shall be called a Nazarene.
Matthew, Chapter 3
And it came to pass that Jesus grew up with his breatheren and waxed strong and waited upon the Lord for the time of his ministry to come and he served under his father and he spake not as other men neither could he be taught for he needed not that any man should teach him and after many years the hour of his ministry drew nigh and in those days came John the [p. 4]
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