I read a little about this particular refuge of Marry & Jesus (PBUH) in a detail written in Quran (Translated by Mulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi) that the reason of this refuge was that “in the childhood of Jesus (PBUH) there was a king HERDOOS who wanted to kill Jesus (pbuh) because a Prediction Monger predicted the SARDARI (Kingship) of Jesus. And with the revelation from God Mary (PBUH) took refuge in the country Eygpt, and came back to SYRIA after the death of that king (Herdoos).
You explained that it was the place where Mariam (pbuh) gave birth to Jesus (pbuh).
How true is the above story in your opinion? Is there any historical evidence of such story?
Because the Qur’an has not specified the location or the precise circumstances under which Jesus (pbuh) and Mary were give the referred refuge, therefore, there can be a difference of opinion in determining the location as well as the circumstances of the referred refuge.
The story referred to by the scholar is based on the information given by the Gospel of Matthew, in chapter 2, verse 13.
July 19, 2002