Luke 2:6

6 While they were there, the time came for her to deliver her child.

Luke 2:6 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 2:6

And so it was, that while they were there
At Bethlehem, waiting to be called and enrolled in their turn;

the days were accomplished that she should be delivered;
her reckoning was up, the nine months of her going with child were ended, and her full time to bring forth was come.

Luke 2:6 In-Context

4 Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem, because he was descended from the house and family of David.
5 He went to be registered with Mary, to whom he was engaged and who was expecting a child.
6 While they were there, the time came for her to deliver her child.
7 And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.
8 In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.