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They knew the country because it was phophesied by Micah, In Micah 5:2 it reads: But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
I think what you're looking for is detailed in Matthew 2:1-12: After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.’ When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and ...
They followed the Star. See my answer to your other question concerning the Star. The Star wasn't a distant Star in the Heavens.
The Star which led the wise men was a new Heavenly body. Matthew chapter 2:KJV 2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. 7 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared. The Star may not have been a Star, ...
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