1. What is the English translation of Jesus' Hebrew name?
Jesus' Hebrew name is Yeshua, a common alternative form of Yehoshuah which means "Yahweh is Salvation." English translates this name as Joshua. Jesus comes from the Greek translation. Since the New Testament was written in Greek and was translated into English, we use the Greek as the basis for Jesus' name.
2. When does Joseph first speak in the narrative of Jesus' birth?
He never speaks.
3. What animal did Mary ride from Nazareth to Bethlehem?
The Bible does not tell us how Mary got to Bethlehem.
4. What did the angels sing to the Shepherds about Jesus?
They didn't sing. The Bible says they spoke.
5. What did the Shepherds do after they had seen Jesus?
Spread the word concerning him or praised God.
6. Which angel was there when Jesus was born?
None is mentioned.
7. How many wise men came to see Jesus?
No number is ever given. Three gifts are mentioned, but not the number of wise men. There could have been more than three or less than three.
8. What animals did the wise men ride?
No animals are mentioned.
9. Where did the star the wise men had been following stop?
Over the house or place where Jesus was. At this point, we assume that Mary and Joseph had taken up residence in Bethlehem, probably because they had a new baby and family in Bethlehem and elected not to make the trip back to Nazareth. Thus it makes sense why Herod wanted to kill all babies 2 years and younger as he had inquired when the wise men first saw the star.
10. How did the wise men know not to go back to Herod?
They were warned in a dream. The Bible does not say who warned them, whether God directly, an angel or just a simple dream.
Bonus Question: Where did the innkeeper say Mary and Joseph could stay?
Very tricky question. First, the Bible never mentions an innkeeper. Second, the term "inn" is most likely mistranslated in English. Mary and Joseph were probably traveling with other family members and stayed with family in Bethlehem. The term "inn" does not need to refer to a hotel like we think of. Luke used the term for a guest room. The image of Mary and Joseph alone as Mary gives birth is highly unlikely. Family and/or midwives were most certainly present. Why Jesus in a manger then? Check out this link for far more detail.
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