Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
and knew her not until she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name Jesus.
and Joseph also went up from Galilee out of the city Nazareth to Judaea, to David's city, the which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David,
And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea; for thus it is written through the prophet:
(And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall he come forth unto me who is to be Ruler in Israel: whose goings forth are from of old, from the days of eternity.)
for to-day a Saviour has been born to you in David's city, who is Christ the Lord.
Has not the scripture said that the Christ comes of the seed of David, and from the village of Bethlehem, where David was?
And their dwelling was from Mesha, as one goes to Sephar, the eastern mountain.
And to the sons of the concubines that Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and, while he yet lived, sent them away from Isaac his son, eastward to the east country.
1 Kings 4:30
And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the sons of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
And his substance was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and very many servants; and this man was greater than all the children of the east.
The dwellers in the desert shall bow before him, and his enemies shall lick the dust.
And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, standing as a banner of the peoples: the nations shall seek it; and his resting-place shall be glory.
They went out of the city and came to him.