Adoration of the Magi - The Wise Men Present Gifts to Jesus
“And they came into the house and saw the young child with Mary his mother; and they fell down and worshipped him; and opening their treasures they offered unto him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 ASV
Illustration of three kings offering Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. One kneels, his crown on the ground next to him. Another kneels with a gift in his hand. A third stands with a jar in his hands. Jesus sits on Mary’s lap and Joseph stands behind them. The Star of Bethlehem is depicted with its rays beaming down on Jesus. A man and camel stand in the left background.
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Benziger Brothers, Inc. Bible Stories for Little Children (New York, NY: Benziger Brothers, Inc., 1894) 42