int sym_test (const int **a, int n) { int i, j, sym; i=1, j=0, sym=1; while (sym && i<n) { if (a[i][j] != a[j][i]) sym= 0; else if (j<i-1) ++j; else ++i, j=0; } return sym; }

The gold represented His sovereign dominion, sym. Royalty (King Jesus). The frankincense represented His sinless deity, sym. Worship (Savior). The myrrh represented His sacrificial death, sym. His purpose ( to die for our sin).