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Nearly 20 different meanings are associated with Jesse tree symbols, including the Sun, Tablets of the Law, the Key of David and Bethlehem. In addition, Jesse Tree symbols include the Root of Jesse, Star of David, Jacob'... More »

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The Taijitu, often simply called the Yin Yang symbol in western countries, represents perfect and complementing balance. The dark side of the symbol is Yin, meaning "shady", and the light side is Yang, meaning "sunny". More »

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Some of the symbols of the Greek goddess Hera are a peacock, a cow and a pomegranate. The peacock is an ancient symbol of pride and immortality. The pomegranate is a symbol of fertility because she was the goddess of chi... More »

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According to the Bible, Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, lived in Egypt for a short period with his parents, then grew up in Nazareth. After he started to preach his gospel, he was essentially a homeless wanderer thro... More »

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According to the Biblical story of Luke, the shepherds visited Jesus because they were visited by a group of angels who told them that a messiah had been born in the in Bethlehem, and they visited out of sheer awe and cu... More »

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Herod ’s reaction to news about someone being born king of the Jews was to order the death of every male child in Bethlehem under the age of two, according to the Bible. He based his order on information provided by Jewi... More »

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Many scholars believe that Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem between 6 B.C. and 4 B.C. Scholars base this chronology on passages from the Bible and historical events. More »

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