What did the three Magi come to see in Israel? Did they come to make money? Did they come to sell their goods? Did they come to buy? What did the three Magi come to see?
It was over 600 miles from what was then Babylon to Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Tradition says they probably traveled by camel, as traders and merchants had traveled for centuries. Over 600 miles! Why did they undertake such a trip?