Star of Bethlehem


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Star of Bethlehem

n
(Bible) the star that is supposed to have appeared above Bethlehem at the birth of Christ

Star′ of Beth′lehem


n.
the star that guided the Magi to the manger of the infant Jesus in Bethlehem. Matt. 2:1–10.

star′-of-Beth′lehem



n., pl. stars-of-Bethlehem.
1. any plant of the genus Ornithogalum, of the lily family, having grasslike leaves and white, star-shaped flowers.
2. any of various starflowers.
[1565–75]
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Returning to Christ entails that we consider constellating our lives around the star of Bethlehem, the light of Christ, who is the light of the world.
That is how they came to behold the Star of Bethlehem.
Epiphany is marked by the star of Bethlehem leading the Magi to the Christ Child.
The Gospel of Matthew talks about Three Wise Men and the Star of Bethlehem, whereas the Gospel of Luke talks about the lowly shepherds that visited the baby Jesus in the stable because all the inns were full.
The Star of Bethlehem, or Christmas Star, appears only in the nativity story of the Gospel of Matthew, where "wise men from the East" (Magi) are inspired by the star to travel to Jerusalem.
In this brilliant season under the Star of Bethlehem, let the light, not heat, prevail.
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Elise Murray, Edinburgh Hi Elise, Ornithogalum, also known as Star of Bethlehem, is a hardy spring-flowering bulb.
The Star of Bethlehem and the Magi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives From Experts on the Ancient Near East, the Greco-Roman World, and Modern Astronomy
THIS time last year on a wet morning in Ireland I met an ancient friend for breakfast and we were joined by a fascinating individual, Colin Nicholl, who said he had written a book on the star of Bethlehem.
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