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 till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)
And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus it is written by the prophet,
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Has not the scripture said, That Christ comes as the descendant of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?
And their territory was from Mesha, as you go unto Sephar a mount of the east.
But unto the sons of the concubines, whom Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country.
1 Kings 4:30
And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred female donkeys, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.
They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.
And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, who shall stand as an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his place of rest shall be glorious.
Then they went out of the city, and came unto him.