(Authorized Version wise men). + In the Hebrew text of the Old Testament the word occurs but twice, and then only incidentally. (Jeremiah 29:3,13) “Originally they were a class of priests among the Persians and Medes who formed the king’s privy council, and cultivated as trology, medicine and occult natural science. They are frequently referred […]

-The wise men from the east who visited Jesus as an infant Mt 2:1-12