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Extract from St Matthew's Gospel - Chapter 2 Verses 13-18

13 And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream saying, "Arise, and take the young child and his mother and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him".

14 When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:

15 And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfiled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son.

16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.

17 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,

18 In Ra-ma was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted because they were not.