And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him
, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
Verse 8. That I may come and worship him also.
] See Mt 2:2
and on Ge 17:3
, and Ex 4:31
. What exquisite hypocrisy was here!
he only wished to find out the child that he might murder him; but
see how that God who searches the heart prevents the designs of
wicked men from being accomplished!