Da Smart Guys
Dat Know Plenny Bout Da Stars
Dat Know Plenny Bout Da Stars
1 Jesus, he born Betlehem town, Judea side. Herod, he da king dat time. An you know wat? Had dese smart guys dat know plenny bout da stars. Dey come Jerusalem town from one far place, from da east side. Dey tell, 2 “Wea da boy dat born, da King fo da Jews? We wen spock one star come up da east side dat show dat he born awready, an we come hea fo go down in front him an show him plenny respeck.” 3 Wen King Herod hear dat, he come all shook up an sked. All da peopo inside Jerusalem, dey all come shook up an sked too.
4 Den Herod tell all da Main Pries guys an all da teacha guys dat teach da Rules From God to da peopo fo come by him. He tell, “Try tell me wea God Spesho Guy goin born.” 5 Dey tell um, “He goin born Betlehem, Judea side. Cuz da guy Micah wen tell dis (he one guy dat talk fo God long time befo time):
6 ✡ 2:6: Micah 5:2“ ‘Eh! You Betlehem guys, ova dea Judah side!
All da leadas inside Judah
Tink Betlehem importan.
Cuz from dea goin come one leada.
He goin take kea God peopo,
Da Israel peopo.’ ”
7 Den Herod tell da guys dat know plenny bout da stars fo come by him. Dey come, but dey neva tell nobody. He find out from dem wat time da star show up inside da sky. 8 Den he sen um Betlehem. He tell, “Go! Look all ova da place till you find da boy. Den come back ova hea an tell me. Cuz I like go dea fo go down in front him an show him respeck too.”
9 Afta dey hear wat da king tell um fo do, dey go. An you know wat? Da same star, da one dey see befo, wen dey stay da east side, dat star go in front dem, an stop right ova da place wea da boy stay. 10 Dey spock da star, an dey feel real good inside.
11 Dey go inside da house. Dey see da boy an his muddah Mary. Dey go down in front him an show him respeck. Den dey take out dea rich stuffs, an give um to Jesus. Dey give um gold, incense, an spesho kine myrrh perfume. 12 Afta dat dey get one dream from God. He tell um, “You guys betta not go back by King Herod.” So dey go home one diffren way.
Dey Run Away Egypt Side
13 Afta da guys dat know plenny bout da stars go home, you know wat? Had one angel guy from Da One In Charge come by Joseph, wen he stay dream. Da angel guy tell him, “Eh Joseph! Wake up! Take yoa boy an his muddah, an go run Egypt side. Stay ova dea till I tell you fo come back. King Herod, he goin look fo da boy fo kill um dass why.” 14 Az why Joseph get up, an take his boy an Mary, an dat nite dey run Egypt side.
15 ✡ 2:15: Hos 11:1Dey stay dea till Herod mahke. Wen all dis happen, was jalike Hosea wen tell, da guy dat talk fo God long time befo time, “I tell my boy fo come outa Egypt.”
Herod Murda Da Boys
16 King Herod, he find out dat da guys dat know plenny bout da stars trick him, an he come real wild. He sen his army guys an tell um, “Go inside Betlehem an all da odda place ova dea, an kill all da small boys.” Dey kill all da boys two year ol an mo younga. Herod figga dat time, cuz da guys dat know plenny bout da stars wen tell him wat time da star show up firs time.
17 Dis happen jalike Jeremiah wen tell, da guy dat talk fo God long time befo time:
18 ✡ 2:18: Jer 31:15“Dey hear one voice from inside Ramah,
Rachel, she stay cry real hard,
She real sore inside,
An cry fo her kids,
She no like nobody come by her,
Cuz da kids mahke awready.”
Dey Come Back From Egypt Side
19 Bumbye, King Herod mahke. One angel messenja guy from Da One In Charge come by Joseph wen he stay dream ova dea Egypt side. Da angel guy tell him, 20 “Eh Joseph! Wake up! Take yoa boy an his muddah, an go Israel side. Da guys dat like kill da boy, stay mahke awready.”
21 So den Joseph get up fo take Jesus an Mary an go back Israel side. 22 But he hear dat Arkelaus come king Judea side afta his faddah Herod mahke. Joseph sked fo go ova dea. God tell him inside one dream, “You betta not go ova dea.” So he go Galilee side, 23 ✡ 2:23: Mark 1:24; Luke 2:39; John 1:45an make house Nazaret town. Dis happen jalike da guys dat talk fo God long time befo time wen tell, “Dey goin call him ‘da Nazaret guy.’ ”
✡2:23 2:23: Mark 1:24; Luke 2:39; John 1:45