Matthew Chapter 2 Star Chart: Clockwise from when "Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of (Cepheus) Herod the king (4 BC)" (2:1) till "there came wise (Gemini) men from the east to Jerusalem" (Parthia) (2:1) is 295° days later. "Then (Cepheus) Herod, when he had privily called the (Gemini) wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the (solar) star appeared. (295° days previously) And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young (Coma) child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also. When they had (lunar ear) heard the (Cepheus) king, they (Gemini) departed; and, lo, the (sun) star, which they (lunar eyeball) saw in the east, went before them, till it (sun) came and stood over where the young (Coma) child was" (2:7-9) exactly 65° minutes later which is appropriate since Bethlehem is only 6 miles from Jerusalem. The excessive "two years old and under" (2:16) limit was because Herod now DIDN'T TRUST the Magi who had mocked him (2:16).

Clockwise from when Joseph "(Argo) arose, he took the young (Coma) child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt" (2:14) (295° hours later or about 12 days later) till "the death of (Cepheus) Herod" (2:15) was 65° days later or about 2 months -- a little before the Passover, B.C. 4. Herod died of a most painful and loathsome disease in Jericho. (See Josephus, Ant. 17:6:1-8) Eusebius says that IMMEDIATELY after the slaughter of the children of Bethlehem, Divine vengeance inflicted diseases on him, which QUICKLY brought his death (Eccl. Hist. 1:8, p. 25, 26.). Josephus tells us that Herod died after a lunar eclipse [Antiquities 17:6:4]. He gives an account of events between this eclipse and his death, and between his death and Passover. An eclipse took place on March 13, 4 BC, about 29 days before Passover, and this eclipse has been suggested as the one referred to by Josephus.





Herod (King of the Jews) DIED in 4 BC Trying to KILL Jesus (King of the Jews) Who Was BORN in 4 BC

2:1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of (Cepheus) Herod the king (4 BC), behold, there came wise (Gemini) men from the east to Jerusalem, 295° days later
2 Saying, Where is he that is born (Cepheus) King of the Jews? for we have (lunar eyeballs) seen his (solar) star in the east, and are come to worship him.
3 When (Cepheus) Herod the king had (lunar ear) heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
4 And when he had gathered all the (Gemini) chief priests and (Gemini) scribes of the people together, he (red radius) demanded of them where (Coma) Christ should be born.
5 And they (red radius) said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is (red radius pen) written by the prophet,
6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the (Gemini) princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a (Coma) Governor, that shall rule my (Gemini) people Israel.
7 Then (Cepheus) Herod, when he had privily called the (Gemini) wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the (solar) star appeared. (295° days previously -- 2 years ago -- 2:16)
8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young (Coma) child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
9 When they had (lunar ear) heard the (Cepheus) king, they (Gemini) departed; and, lo, the (sun) star, which they (lunar eyeball) saw in the east, went before them, till it (sun) came and stood over where the young (Coma) child was (Jerusalem is 6 miles from Bethlehem. 65° minutes later is therefore appropriate.)
10 When they (lunar eyeball) saw the (sun) star, they (lunar smiling crescent) rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
11 And when they were come into the (red radius) house, they saw the young (Coma) child with (Coma) Mary his mother, and fell down (zodiac rotated), and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; (solar) gold, and (solar) frankincense, and (solar) myrrh.


12 And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to (Cepheus) Herod, they departed into their own country another way.
13 And when they were departed, behold, the (solar golden) angel of the Lord appeareth to (Argo) Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young (Coma) child and his (Coma) mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for (Cepheus) Herod will seek the young (Coma) child to (red radius) destroy him.
14 When he (Argo) arose, he took the young (Coma) child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt: (295° hours later or about 12 days later)
15 And was there until the death of (Cepheus) Herod (65° days later or about 2 months): that it might be fulfilled which was (red radius) spoken of the Lord by the (Argo) prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my (Coma) son.
16 Then (Cepheus) Herod, when he (lunar eyeball) saw that he was (lunar crescent) mocked of the wise (Gemini) men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and (red radius) slew all the (Gemini) children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the (Gemini) wise men.
17 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,
18 In Rama was there a (red radius) voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel (Virgo) weeping for her (Coma & Gemini) children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
19 But when (Cepheus) Herod was dead, behold, an (solar golden) angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to (Argo) Joseph in Egypt,
20 Saying, Arise, and take the young (Coma) child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.
21 And he arose, and took the young child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel. (295° hours later or about 12 days later)
22 But when he heard that (Cepheus) Archelaus did reign in Judaea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee:
23 And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth (65° later): that it might be fulfilled which was (red radius) spoken by the (Gemini) prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene.

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