TIL Nowhere in the Bible does it say that exactly three magi came to visit the baby Jesus, nor that they were kings, or rode on camels, or that their names were Casper, Melchior, and Balthazar.

TIL Nowhere in the Bible does it say that exactly three magi came to visit the baby Jesus, nor that they were kings, or rode on camels, or that their names were Casper, Melchior, and Balthazar.
This is an automatic summary, original reduced by 57%.Claim: The Bible says that three wise men traveled from afar on camels to visit the infant Jesus as he lay in the manger.Origins: As Santa Claus and his reindeer are to the secular celebration of Christmas, so the three wise men and the creche are to the religious celebration.Even most of the non-religious among us recognize the symbolism of the nativity scene: it depicts the biblical account of three wise men from the east who rode atop camels and followed a star to Bethlehem, bearing gifts for the newborn Christ child who lay in a manger.It has generally been assumed that the wise men were three in number because Matthew 2:11 makes mention of three gifts: “… they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.” The number of wise men is not specified in the Bible and some Eastern religions have claimed up to twelve of them made the journey to Bethlehem.Despite the familiar lyrics of the Christmas carol “We Three Kings,” no biblical source depicts the three wise men as kings.To sum up: we know from the Bible that wise men came from the east, that they followed a star to Bethlehem to find the Christ child, and that they brought him gold, and frankincense and myrrh.Summary Source | FAQ | Theory | Feedback | Top five keywords: men#1wise#2Bible#3three#4east#5Post found in /r/todayilearned and /r/Christianity.NOTICE: This thread is for discussing the submission topic. Please do not discuss the concept of the autotldr bot here.
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