The Birth of Jesus

1 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustusa 14; also known as Octavian, he established the peaceful era known as the Pax Romana; Caesar was a title of Roman emperors. that the whole empireb should be registered.

References for Luke 2:1

    • a 2:1 - Emperor who ruled the Roman Empire 27 b.c.-a.d.
    • b 2:1 - Or the whole inhabited world