Herod`s Slaughtering of the Infants in Bethlehem

When Herod learned that he was betrayed by the Magi and that Jesus might have escaped he went into an outrage and ordered the murder of all male children in Bethlehem and along the coast. The coast would have been the most obvious route out of the land. This event was foretold by the prophets.

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