Matthew 2:8
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English Standard Version
And he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, “Go and search diligently for the child, and when you have found him, bring me word, that I too may come and worship him.”

King James Bible
And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.

American Standard Version
And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search out exactly concerning the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word, that I also may come and worship him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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 to adore him.

English Revised Version
And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search out carefully concerning the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word, that I also may come and worship him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go, and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.

Weymouth New Testament
He then directed them to go to Bethlehem, adding, "Go and make careful inquiry about the child, and when you have found him, bring me word, that I too may come and do him homage."

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1 Samuel 23:22,23 Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where his haunt is, and who has seen him there...

2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel...

1 Kings 19:2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also...

Job 5:12,13 He disappoints the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise...

Psalm 33:10,11 The LORD brings the counsel of the heathen to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect...

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Lamentations 3:37 Who is he that said, and it comes to pass, when the Lord commands it not?

1 Corinthians 3:19,20 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness...

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Matthew 26:48,49 Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he: hold him fast...

2 Samuel 15:7-12 And it came to pass after forty years, that Absalom said to the king, I pray you, let me go and pay my vow...

2 Kings 10:18,19 And Jehu gathered all the people together, and said to them, Ahab served Baal a little; but Jehu shall serve him much...

Ezra 4:1,2 Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity built the temple to the LORD God of Israel...

Psalm 12:2,3 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak...

Psalm 55:11-15 Wickedness is in the middle thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets...

Proverbs 26:24,25 He that hates dissembles with his lips, and lays up deceit within him...

Jeremiah 41:5-7 That there came certain from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even fourscore men, having their beards shaven...

Luke 20:20,21 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words...

Cross References
Matthew 2:1
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,

Matthew 2:7
Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star had appeared.

Matthew 2:9
After listening to the king, they went on their way. And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was.

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