Luke 2:1-7 ESV

The Birth of Jesus Christ

1 In those days 1a decree went out from 2Caesar Augustus that all the world should be 3registered.

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      2 This was the first 4registration whena Quirinius 5was governor of Syria.

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        • i 2:2 - Or This was the registration before
          3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town.
          4 And Joseph also went up 6from Galilee, from the town of 7Nazareth, to Judea, to 8the city of David, which is called 9Bethlehem, 10because he was of the house and lineage of David,

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              5 to be registered with Mary, his betrothed,b who was with child.

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                • j 2:5 - That is, one legally pledged to be married
                  6 And 11while they were there, the time came for her to give birth.

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                    • 159 2:6 - [See ver. 4 above]
                      7 And she gave birth to her firstborn son and 12wrapped him in swaddling cloths and 13laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in 14the inn.

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