Luke 3:1

Overview - Luke 3
The preaching and baptism of John;
15 his testimony of Christ;
19 Herod imprisons John;
21 Christ, baptized, receives testimony from heaven.
23 The age and genealogy of Christ from Joseph upwards.
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Luke 3:1  (King James Version)
Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene,

M. 4030. A.D. 26.

Tiberius Cesar

Pontius Pilate
Luke 23:1-4 Luke 23:24 Genesis 49:10 ; Acts 4:27 ; 23:26 24:27 26:30

19 ; 9:7 23:6-11

Matthew 14:3 ; Mark 6:17

Ituraea was a province of Syria east of Jordan, now called Djedour, according to Burckhardt, and comprising all the flat country south of Djebel Kessoue as far as Nowa, east of Djebel el Sheikh, or mount Hermon, and west of the Hadj road. Trachonitis, according to Strabo and Ptolemy, comprehended all the uneven country on the east of Auranitis, now Haouran, from near Damascus to Bozra, now called El Ledja and Djebel Haouran. Abilene was a district in the valley of Lebanon, so called from Abila its chief town, eighteen miles N. of Damascus, according to Antoninus.