Table of Contents
- 1 What happened to the Three Kings after they saw Jesus?
- 2 What happened to the three Magi?
- 3 What does frankincense symbolize in the Bible?
- 4 What were the Three Wise Men’s occupation?
- 5 What did Artaban learn from his experience?
- 6 What did the wise men do when they found Jesus?
- 7 Where did the wise men bring the gifts?
- 8 What did the wise men see in the east?
- 9 How old was Jesus when the wise men came to Jerusalem?
What happened to the Three Kings after they saw Jesus?
Martyrdom traditions The Three Wise Kings, Catalan Atlas, 1375, fol. V: “This province is called Tarshish, from which came the Three Wise Kings, and they came to Bethlehem in Judaea with their gifts and worshipped Jesus Christ, and they are entombed in the city of Cologne two days journey from Bruges.”
What happened to the three Magi?
In the Book of Matthew, the magi stopped at Herod’s palace on their way to Bethlehem, and the king asked them to let him know where this newborn babe was, so that “I may also go and pay him homage.” But the magi were warned in a dream not to return to Herod, and so they left for their own country by another road” and …
What does frankincense symbolize in the Bible?
The symbolism of frankincense Used in religious and spiritual rituals for thousands of years, frankincense is a symbol of holiness and righteousness. Because it is so fragrant when burnt, it was used by ancient people as a religious offering. In Christian symbolism, frankincense can represent Christ’s sacrifice.
What were the Three Wise Men’s occupation?
The wise men, or magi, were astrologers, the astronomers of their day, and probably came from Babylon. They may even have been descendants of Daniel. There were many signs in the sky in 3 and 2 BC related to the constellations of Leo and Virgo, and the planet Jupiter.
What did Artaban learn from his experience?
Artaban prepares for his journey They learned that a great star that rose in the East signalled the birth of a baby, born to be King of Israel. Artaban and his companions Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar decided to follow the star to pay homage to the new-born King.
What did the wise men do when they found Jesus?
The Wise Men worshipped Him when they found Him…whatever His age was at the time. Mat 2:11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and [the Wise Men] fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
Where did the wise men bring the gifts?
The only place in the Bible that talks about the wise men bringing gifts is Matthew. The other Gospels don’t mention it. The wise men following a star. Did you ever wonder about that star those guys saw?
What did the wise men see in the east?
After this interview the wise men went their way. And the star they had seen in the east guided them to Bethlehem. It went ahead of them and stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they were filled with joy! They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him.
How old was Jesus when the wise men came to Jerusalem?
We are not sure exactly how old Jesus was at this point, but we believe He was between 6 months old to one and a half years old. He was no longer a newborn in a manger, but He lived with Joseph and Mary in a house. After Jesus’ birth, Wise Men from the east came to Jerusalem.