A box or trough, usually carved from stone, used for the feeding of animals (Luke 13:15). According to (Luke 2:7, Luke 2:12, Luke 2:16), a manger was used as the bed for the infant Jesus after his birth in Bethlehem.
15But the Lord answered him and said, “You hypocrites! Does not each of you on the sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the manger, and lead it away to give ... View more
7And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.
12This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger.”
16So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child lying in the manger.