Day 20: Verse 1. After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judah in the days of King Herod, Wise men from the east arrived unexpectedly in Jerusalem, Verse 2. saying "Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him." Matthew 2: 1-2. CH.
When the Magi came in search of Jesus, they go to Herod the Great in Jerusalem and ask where to find the newborn "King of the Jews". Herod becomes paranoid that the child will threaten his throne, and seeks to kill him (2:1-8). Herod initiates the Massacre of the Innocents in hopes of killing the child (Matthew 2:16-Matthew 2:18). But an angel appears to Joseph and warns Joseph to take Jesus and his mother into Egypt . (Matthew 2:13).