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Luke 2:1 DBY

1 But it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census should be made of all the habitable world.

Study tools for Luke 2:1

  • a 2:4 - Or 'a city of David.'
  • b 2:5 - As 'registered,' Heb. 12.23.
  • c 2:9 - Lit. 'stood all at once by them.'
  • d 2:14 - or 'delight.'
  • e 2:15 - Lit. 'the men the shepherds '
  • f 2:23 - Ex. 13.2,12,15; Lev. 12.6,8.
  • g 2:26 - 'Jehovah.'
  • h 2:26 - Hupo: see Matt. 2.5.
  • i 2:27 - En: see Matt. 3.11.
  • j 2:27 - Hieron, as Matt. 4.5.
  • k 2:36 - Lit. 'many days.'
  • l 2:38 - Some authorities read 'God.'
  • m 2:39 - 'Jehovah,' as chs. 1.38; 3.4
  • n 2:46 - Hieron, as ch. 2.27.
  • o 2:49 - Lit. 'To be in the things of my Father.' Elsewhere in New Testament the expression ('to be in the things') only occurs in 1Tim. 4.15.