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And when Herod had sought for him, and found him not, he examined the keepers, and commanded that they should be put to death. And he went down from Judaea to Caesarea, and there abode.
Sought for him
1 Samuel 23:14
Then David abode in the wilderness, in the fortresses, and he abode in the hill country, in the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him continually, but God delivered him not into his hand.
The lawless man, lieth in wait, for the just, and seeketh to put him to death:
Then did the king command Jerahmeel son of the king, and Seraiah son of Azriel, and Shelemiah son of Abdeel, to fetch Baruch the scribe, and Jeremiah the prophet, - but Yahweh had hid them.
Now, when they had retired, lo! a messenger of the Lord, appeareth by dream unto Joseph, saying, Arise, take unto thee the child and its mother, and flee into Egypt, and be there, until I tell thee, - for Herod is about to seek the child, to destroy it.
Whom also having seized, he put into prison, delivering him up unto four quaternions of soldiers, to be guarding him, - intending, after the passover, to bring him up unto the people.
Now as they were, going, 1o! certain of the guard, went into the city and reported unto the High-priests all the things that had come to pass;
and, the thing which the king hath asked, is difficult, and, none other, is there, who can declare it before the king, - saving the gods whose dwelling is, not with flesh.
Then Herod, seeing that he had been mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly enraged, - and sent and slew all the male children that were in Bethlehem, and in all its bounds, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had ascertained from the wise men.
But the High-priests took counsel, that Lazarus also, they might put to death;
and, on the morrow departing, we came to Caesarea, and, entering into the house of Philip the evangelist, who was of the seven, we abode with him.
And, some days having gone by, Agrippa the king and Bernice came down to Caesarea, to salute Festus.
1 Kings 20:43
And the king of Israel departed unto his house, sullen and disturbed, - and entered Samaria.
Then Mordecai returned unto the gate of the king, - but, Haman, hurried unto his own house, mourning, and with covered head.