Wise Men of the East

Magi, wise men who came from the East to worship the baby Jesus (Biblical)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Wise Men (Magi) — • The wise men from the East who came to adore Jesus in Bethlehem (Matthew 2) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Wise men —    Mentioned in Dan. 2:12 included three classes, (1) astrologers, (2) Chaldeans, and (3) soothsayers. The word in the original (hakamim) probably means medicine men. In Chaldea medicine was only a branch of magic. The wise men of Matt. 2:7, who… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • wise men — A term which embraces sages of Israel as well as those in Egypt and Babylonia, and in particular the Magi [[➝ magi]], astrologers from the east, who visited the infant Jesus (Matt. 2:1–18). In Israel from the time of Solomon there may have… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Three Wise Men — Three Wise Men, the also the Three Kings the Magi in the New Testament of the Bible, three kings or wise men who came from the East, guided by a star, and brought gifts of gold, ↑frankincense, and ↑myrrh for the baby Jesus …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Three Wise Men — Three Wise Men, three men who came from the East to honor the infant Jesus; the Magi. In medieval legend they became three kings, named Gaspar (or Kaspar), Melchior, and Balthasar. * * * another name for Magi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Three Wise Men — n. Magi, three wise men who came from the East to worship the baby Jesus (Biblical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • The Blessed Virgin Mary —     The Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Virgin Mary     The Blessed Virgin Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ, the mother of God.     In general, the theology and history of Mary the Mother of God follow the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Anglo-Saxon Church —     The Anglo Saxon Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Anglo Saxon Church     I. ANGLO SAXON OCCUPATION OF BRITAIN     The word Anglo Saxon is used as a collective name for those Teutonic settlers the foundation stock of the English race… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • the Magi — the three wise men in the Bible who come from the East with gifts for the baby Jesus • • • Main Entry: ↑Magi …   Useful english dictionary

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