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1. the birth of Jesus Christ
2. the feast of Christmas as a commemoration of this
a. an artistic representation of the circumstances of the birth of Christ
b. (as modifier): a Nativity play
Nativity(religion, spiritualism, and occult)
Nativity is another term for natal chart, which is a horoscope set up for time, date, and place of birth. Other kinds of horoscopes include progressed charts and electional charts.
See also Christmas.
Neglectfulness (See CARELESSNESS.)
Nervousness (See INSECURITY.)Bethlehem
Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar
birthplace of Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 2:1]
Magi of the Orient pay homage to infant Jesus. [Christianity: Hall, 6]
ox and ass
cattle trough which served as crib for Christ. [N.T.: Luke 2:7]
always present in pictures of Christ’s birth. [Christian Art: de Bles, 29; O.T.: Habakkuk 3:4]
Star of Bethlehem
notified by angel of the birth of the Messiah. [N.T.: Luke 2:8–17]
star in the east which directed the Magi and shepherds to the baby Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 2:9]
three wise men
in which Mary wraps her new-born infant. [N.T.: Luke 2:7]
kings of the Orient, come to worship the baby Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 2:1–2]