First. Satan’s futile attempt to destroy the infant Jesus soon after He was born predictably ended in utter failure. For the woman, the Older Testament’s Church, through the agency of the blessed virgin Mary as a Member of that Church,506 “brought forth a male child” alias a baby boy504 in the person of the infant Jesus.507
Not only was the then-tiny Jesus not destroyed by wicked Herod as Rome’s Puppet-King. Too, many also in Israel even then confessed His Lordship.508 And three important leaders also from the East even then acknowledged Him as their King, too.509
504 Rev. 12:4f. Cf. v. 4’s poimanein (= “to rule” or “to shepherd”) & n. 67. 505 Mt. 2:1-7,16 cf. Mic. 5:2 & n. 470. 506 Lk. 1:26-38 & 1:46-55. 507 Lk. 2:4-21 cf. Mt. 1:18-25. 508 Lk. 1:32 to 2:3. 509 Mt. 2:1-11.