Free Map of cyprus for foresaw that in the distant future a star shall come [Hebrew; the Greek Septuagint LXX reads a star shall rise out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel. We will explore this prophecy in detail in chapter Matthew’s account makes it clear that the Magi had seen something extraordinary back in their homeland, something that engendered in them a certainty that the Jewish Messiah had been born. At the same time, the revelation they had was limited, for they did not know at this time where precisely within Judea the baby king was. Indeed they may have assumed that he would be in Jerusalem. The Star’s rising. The astronomical wonder that had convinced the Magi that the Messiah had recently been born in Judea occurred at [the Star’s rising Matt. The Greek word anatole could theoretically refer either to a celestial entity’s nightly rise above the horizon or to its irst rising above the eastern horizon just prior to dawn. Free Map of cyprus 2016.