Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth.
jEgevneto V-2ADI-3S de; CONJ ejn PREP tai'? T-DPF hJmevrai? N-DPF ejkeivnai? D-DPF ejxh'lqen dovgma N-NSN para; PREP Kaivsaro? N-GSM Aujgouvstou N-GSM ajpogravfesqai V-PEN pa'san A-ASF th;n T-ASF oijkoumevnhn. N-ASF
This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.
au&th D-NSF ajpografh; N-NSF prwvth A-NSF ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S hJgemoneuvonto? V-PAP-GSM th'? T-GSF Suriva? N-GSF Kurhnivou. N-GSM
And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each to his own city.
kai; CONJ ejporeuvonto V-INI-3P pavnte? A-NPM ajpogravfesqai, V-PPN e&kasto? A-NSM eij? PREP th;n T-ASF eJautou' F-3GSM povlin. N-ASF
Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David,
jAnevbh V-2AAI-3S de; CONJ kai; CONJ #Iwsh;f N-PRI ajpo; PREP th'? T-GSF Galilaiva? N-GSF ejk PREP povlew? N-GSF Nazare;q N-PRI eij? PREP th;n T-ASF #Ioudaivan N-ASF eij? PREP povlin N-ASF Daui;d N-PRI h&ti? R-NSF kalei'tai V-PPI-3S Bhqlevem, N-PRI dia; PREP to; T-ASN ei\nai V-PXN aujto;n P-ASM ejx oi~kou N-GSM kai; CONJ patria'? N-GSF Dauivd, N-PRI
in order to register along with Mary, who was engaged to him, and was with child.
ajpogravyasqai V-AMN su;n PREP Maria;m N-PRI th'/ T-DSF ejmnhsteumevnh/ V-RPP-DSF aujtw'/, P-DSM ou~sh/ V-PXP-DSF ejgkuvw/. N-DSF
While they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth.
ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S de; CONJ ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM ei\nai V-PXN aujtou;? P-APM ejkei' ADV ejplhvsqhsan V-API-3P aiJ T-NPF hJmevrai N-NPF tou' T-GSM tekei'n V-2AAN aujthvn, P-ASF
And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
kai; CONJ e~teken V-2AAI-3S to;n T-ASM uiJo;n N-ASM aujth'? P-GSF to;n T-ASM prwtovtokon: A-ASM kai; CONJ ejspargavnwsen V-AAI-3S aujto;n P-ASM kai; CONJ ajnevklinen V-AAI-3S aujto;n P-ASM ejn PREP favtnh/, N-DSF diovti CONJ oujk PRT h\n V-IXI-3S aujtoi'? P-DPM tovpo? N-NSM ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSN kataluvmati. N-DSN
In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night.
Kai; CONJ poimevne? N-NPM h\san V-IXI-3P ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF cwvra/ N-DSF th'/ T-DSF aujth'/ P-DSF ajgraulou'nte? V-PAP-NPM kai; CONJ fulavssonte? V-PAP-NPM fulaka;? #st5441 th'? T-GSF nukto;? N-GSF ejpi; PREP th;n T-ASF poivmnhn N-ASF aujtw'n. P-GPM
And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened.
kai; CONJ a~ggelo? N-NSM kurivou N-GSM ejpevsth V-2AAI-3S aujtoi'? P-DPM kai; CONJ dovxa kurivou N-GSM perievlamyen V-AAI-3S aujtouv?, P-APM kai; CONJ ejfobhvqhsan V-AOI-3P fovbon N-ASM mevgan. A-ASM
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people;
kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtoi'? P-DPM oJ T-NSM a~ggelo?, N-NSM Mh; PRT fobei'sqe, V-PNM-2P ijdou; V-2AAM-2S ga;r CONJ eujaggelivzomai V-PMI-1S uJmi'n P-2DP cara;n N-ASF megavlhn A-ASF h&ti? R-NSF e~stai V-FXI-3S panti; A-DSM tw'/ T-DSM law'/, N-DSM
for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
o&ti CONJ ejtevcqh V-API-3S uJmi'n P-2DP shvmeron ADV swth;r N-NSM o&? R-NSM ejstin V-PXI-3S Xristo;? N-NSM kuvrio? N-NSM ejn PREP povlei N-DSF Dauivd: N-PRI
"This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."
kai; CONJ tou'to D-NSN uJmi'n P-2DP to; T-ASN shmei'on, N-NSN euJrhvsete V-FAI-2P brevfo? N-ASN ejsparganwmevnon V-RPP-ASN kai; CONJ keivmenon V-PNP-ASN ejn PREP favtnh/. N-DSF
And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
kai; CONJ ejxaivfnh? ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S su;n PREP tw'/ T-DSM ajggevlw/ N-DSM plh'qo? N-NSN stratia'? N-GSF oujranivou A-GSF aijnouvntwn V-PAP-GPM to;n T-ASM qeo;n N-ASM kai; CONJ legovntwn, V-PAP-GPM
"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased."
Dovxa ejn PREP uJyivstoi? A-DPN qew'/ N-DSM kai; CONJ ejpi; PREP gh'? N-GSF eijrhvnh N-NSF ejn PREP ajnqrwvpoi? N-DPM eujdokiva?. N-GSF
When the angels had gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds began saying to one another, "Let us go straight to Bethlehem then, and see this thing that has happened which the Lord has made known to us."
Kai; CONJ ejgevneto V-2ADI-3S wJ? ADV ajph'lqon V-2AAI-3P ajpj PREP aujtw'n P-GPM eij? PREP to;n T-ASM oujrano;n N-ASM oiJ T-NPM a~ggeloi, N-NPM oiJ T-NPM poimevne? N-NPM ejlavloun V-IAI-3P pro;? PREP ajllhvlou?, C-APM Dievlqwmen V-2AAS-1P dh; PRT e&w? CONJ Bhqlevem N-PRI kai; CONJ i~dwmen V-2AAS-1P to; T-ASN rJh'ma N-ASN tou'to D-ASN to; T-ASN gegono;? V-2RAP-ASN oJ; T-NSM oJ T-NSM kuvrio? N-NSM ejgnwvrisen V-AAI-3S hJmi'n. P-1DP
So they came in a hurry and found their way to Mary and Joseph, and the baby as He lay in the manger.
kai; CONJ h\lqan V-2AAI-3P speuvsante? V-AAP-NPM kai; CONJ ajneu'ran V-2AAI-3P thvn T-ASF te PRT Maria;m N-PRI kai; CONJ to;n T-ASM #Iwsh;f N-PRI kai; CONJ to; T-ASN brevfo? N-ASN keivmenon V-PNP-ASN ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF favtnh/: N-DSF
When they had seen this, they made known the statement which had been told them about this Child.
ijdovnte? V-2AAP-NPM de; CONJ ejgnwvrisan V-AAI-3P peri; PREP tou' T-GSN rJhvmato? N-GSN tou' T-GSN lalhqevnto? V-APP-GSN aujtoi'? P-DPM peri; PREP tou' T-GSN paidivou N-GSN touvtou. D-GSN
And all who heard it wondered at the things which were told them by the shepherds.
kai; CONJ pavnte? A-NPM oiJ T-NPM ajkouvsante? V-AAP-NPM ejqauvmasan V-AAI-3P peri; PREP tw'n T-GPM lalhqevntwn V-APP-GPN uJpo; PREP tw'n T-GPM poimevnwn N-GPM pro;? PREP aujtouv?: P-APM
But Mary treasured all these things, pondering them in her heart.
hJ T-NSF de; CONJ Maria;m N-PRI pavnta A-APN sunethvrei V-IAI-3S ta; T-APN rJhvmata N-APN tau'ta D-APN sumbavllousa V-PAP-NSF ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF kardiva/ N-DSF aujth'?. P-GSF
The shepherds went back, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, just as had been told them.
kai; CONJ uJpevstreyan V-AAI-3P oiJ T-NPM poimevne? N-NPM doxavzonte? kai; CONJ aijnou'nte? V-PAP-NPM to;n T-ASM qeo;n N-ASM ejpi; PREP pa'sin A-DPN oiJ'? R-DPN h~kousan V-AAI-3P kai; CONJ ei\don V-2AAI-3P kaqw;? ADV ejlalhvqh V-API-3S pro;? PREP aujtouv?. P-APM
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