Matthew 2:7
Good News Translation
So Herod called the visitors from the East to a secret meeting and found out from them the exact time the star had appeared.

Contemporary English Version
Herod secretly called in the wise men and asked them when they had first seen the star.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Herod, privately calling the wise men learned diligently of them the time of the star which appeared to them;

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Then Herod, privately calling the wise men learned diligently of them the time of the star which appeared to them;

Matthew 26:3-5 Then were gathered together the chief priests and ancients of the people, into the court of the high priest, who was called Caiphas: . . .

Exodus 1:10 Come let us wisely oppress them, lest they multiply: and if any war shall rise against us, join with our enemies, and having overcome us, depart out of the land.

1 Samuel 18:21 And Saul said: I will give her to him, that she may be a stumblingblock to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be upon him. And Saul said to David: In two things thou shalt be my son in law this day.

Psalm 10:9,10 His eyes are upon the poor man: He lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him. . . .

Psalm 55:21 They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Psalm 64:4-6 To shoot in secret the undefiled. . . .

Psalm 83:3,4 They have taken a malicious counsel against thy people, and have consulted against thy saints. . . .

Isaiah 7:5-7 Because Syria hath taken counsel against thee, unto the evil of Ephraim and the son of Romelia, saying: . . .

Ezekiel 38:10,11 Thus saith the Lord God: In that day projects shall enter into thy heart, and thou shalt conceive a mischievous design. . . .

Revelation 12:1-5,15 And a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. . . .

Context
The Pilgrimage of the Magi
6And thou Bethlehem the land of Juda art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come forth the captain that shall rule my people Israel. 7Then Herod, privately calling the wise men learned diligently of them the time of the star which appeared to them; 8And sending them into Bethlehem, said: Go and diligently inquire after the child, and when you have found him, bring me word again, that I also may come and adore him.…
Cross References
Numbers 24:17
I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not near. A STAR SHALL RISE out of Jacob and a sceptre shall spring up from Israel: and shall strike the chiefs of Moab, and shall waste all the children of Seth

Matthew 2:1
When Jesus therefore was born in Bethlehem of Juda, in the days of king Herod, behold, there came wise men from the East to Jerusalem,

Matthew 2:8
And sending them into Bethlehem, said: Go and diligently inquire after the child, and when you have found him, bring me word again, that I also may come and adore him.

Matthew 2:16
Then Herod perceiving that he was deluded by the wise men, was exceeding angry: and sending killed all the menchildren that were in Bethlehem, and in all the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.

Acts 24:22
And Felix put them off, having most certain knowledge of this way, saying: When Lysias the tribune shall come down, I will hear you.

Additional Translations
Then Herod called the Magi secretly and learned from them the exact time the star had appeared.

Then Herod, having called the Magi secretly, inquired of them the exact time of the star appearing.

Then Herod, when he had privately called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.

Then Herod privily called the Wise-men, and learned of them exactly what time the star appeared.

Then Herod, having secretly called the magi, inquired of them accurately the time of the star that was appearing;

Then Herod privily called the wise men, and learned of them carefully what time the star appeared.

Then Herod, when he had privately called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.

Thereupon Herod sent privately for the Magi and ascertained from them the exact time of the star's appearing.

Then Herod secretly called the wise men, and learned from them exactly what time the star appeared.

Then Herod, privately having called the mages, did inquire exactly from them the time of the appearing star,
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