3 day vacation ideas for As Luz points out, the description here recalls where Matthew narrates that Jesus was born to a virgin in fulillment of Isaiah It is itting that this quiet allusion to Jesus’s divine parentage is followed by the statement that the Magi fell down prostrate to worship him. Falling down to Worship. Falling down on one’s face before another is a powerful gesture of acknowledgement of higher status. It is particularly appropriate when one is expressing one’s submission to and worship and fear of the divine. In this connection, Davies and Allison rightly comment that in Jewish circles prostration was regarded as something that should be directed only toward God. The religious signiicance of the word used here pipto is present elsewhere in Matthew Here, where it is accompanied by worship cf. Cor. 3 day vacation ideas 2016.