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

2 (This was the first census that took place whilea Quirinius was governor of Syria.)

References for Luke 2:2

    • e 2:2 - Or "This census took place before"
      3 And everyone went to their own town to register.
      4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.

      References for Luke 2:4

      5 He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child.

      References for Luke 2:5