Parallel Bible results for Luke 2:1-6

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Luke 2:1-6

KJV 1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed . NIV 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. KJV 2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) NIV 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) KJV 3 And all went to be taxed , every one into his own city. NIV 3 And everyone went to his own town to register. KJV 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage 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. KJV 5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. NIV 5 He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. KJV 6 And so it was , that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered . NIV 6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born,