Herod orders all children under 3 years killed in Bethlehem
16 Then Herod, when he saw
that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and
sent forth, and slew all the children that were in
Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old
and under, according to the time which he had diligently
enquired of the wise men.
17 Then was
fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet,
18 In Rama was
there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great
mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and
would not be comforted, because they are not.
saith the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation,
and bitter weeping; Rahel weeping for her children
refused to be comforted for her children, because they
Genesis 42:13 And they said, Thy servants are
twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan;
and, behold, the youngest is this day with our
father, and one is not.