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16So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child lying in the manger.

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16. with haste—Compare Lu 1:39; Mt 28:8 ("did run"); Joh 4:28 ("left her water-pot," as they do their flocks, in a transport).

found Mary, &c.—"mysteriously guided by the Spirit to the right place through the obscurity of the night" [Olshausen].

a manger—"the manger," as before.