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Infancy Narratives in the NT Gospels
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Infancy Narratives in the New Testament Gospels
Infancy Narratives in the New Testament Gospels Stories of the births of Jesus and John the Baptist. While later noncanonical infancy narratives were written, the only canonical examples can be found in Matt 1–2 and Luke 1–2.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Infancy Narratives in the NT Gospels
INFANCY NARRATIVES IN THE NT GOSPELS. While Mark’s gospel starts with the baptism where God’s voice identifies Jesus as His Son and stops with the empty tomb proclamation, the other three canonical Gospels have additions at the end (resurrection appearances) and at the beginning. A christological aim
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
INFANCY NARRATIVES
INFANCY NARRATIVES. “Infancy” or “birth narratives” comprise chaps. 1–2 of Matthew and Luke. Matthew and Luke share similarities in structure (pre-birth, chap. 1; post-birth, chap. 2), location (Bethlehem, Nazareth), timing (Herod’s reign), characters (Joseph, Mary, Holy Spirit, angel), and the baby’s