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Luke 2:1-20

NIV 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. NIV 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. NIV 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) NIV 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) NIV 3 And everyone went to his own town to register. NIV 3 And everyone went to his own town to register. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 5 He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. NIV 5 He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. NIV 6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, NIV 6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, NIV 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. NIV 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. NIV 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. NIV 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. NIV 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. NIV 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. NIV 10 But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. NIV 10 But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. NIV 11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. NIV 11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. NIV 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger." NIV 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger." NIV 13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, NIV 13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, NIV 14 "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests." NIV 14 "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests." NIV 15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let's go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about." NIV 15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let's go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about." NIV 16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. NIV 16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. NIV 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, NIV 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, NIV 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. NIV 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. NIV 19 But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. NIV 19 But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. NIV 20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. NIV 20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told.