When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed with joy. On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. And having be
en warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they left for their own country by another road.
|Adoration of the Kings, Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1564)|