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Luke 2:1 NIV

The Birth of Jesus

1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world.

References for Luke 2:1

Study tools for Luke 2:1

  • a 2:2 - Or "This census took place before"
  • b 2:23 - Exodus 13:2,12
  • c 2:24 - Lev. 12:8
  • d 2:29 - Or "promised," / "now dismiss"
  • e 2:37 - Or "then had been a widow for eighty-four years."
  • f 2:49 - Or "be about my Father’s business"