WHAT exactly WAS the STAR of Jesus?

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WHAT exactly WAS the STAR of Jesus?


  • Varnel Watson
    Reply December 23, 2016

    Varnel Watson

    That the Star was an astronomical body is strongly suggested by, among other things, Matthew’s word “star” (astēr) and the astronomical term “rising” (Matthew 2:2, 9).

    But what precisely was the Star? A quick look at Matthew’s account reveals that, whatever the Star was, it was first observed by the Magi more than a year before Herod’s slaughter of Bethlehem’s infants. And many months after this first appearance, it did something in connection with a “rising” in the eastern sky that deeply impacted the Magi. Then, within a couple of months of that, the Star was in the southern evening sky ushering the eastern astrologers to Bethlehem before standing over the house, pinpointing it as the place where the Messiah was. This information eliminates all of the hypotheses offered to explain the Star except one

  • Street Preacherz
    Reply December 23, 2016

    Street Preacherz

    Jupiter, the King star, rising between the paws of Leo. The elliptical course of the earth caused Jupiter to stand still over Bethlehem. reference, “the star of Bethlehem” a documentary. It is a wonderful, external proof of Biblical accuracy. If this is mentioned my apologies Troy Day

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