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What does the Bible say about the night Jesus was born?

Here's a story you've probably heard before: Jesus was born on December 25th. He was laid in a manger because there was no room in the inn. Three wise men, signaled by a star, came and brought him gifts. But is that really what the Bible says happened that first Christmas night? Brandon Ambrosino explains, among hundreds of nativity scenes in the National Cathedral, in 3 minutes.