Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Now in those days an order was published by Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be registered.

New American Standard Bible

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth.

King James Version

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.

Holman Bible

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered.

A Conservative Version

Now it came to pass in those days, a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to enroll all the world.

American Standard Version

Now it came to pass in those days, there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be enrolled.

Amplified

In those days it occurred that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole Roman empire should be registered.

An Understandable Version

Now it happened in those days that a decree was sent out from Caesar Augustus [the Emperor of the Roman Empire] requiring [people from] the whole empire to be registered [i.e., for taxation purposes].

Anderson New Testament

And it came to pass in those days, that there went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the inhabitants of the land should be enrolled.

Bible in Basic English

Now it came about in those days that an order went out from Caesar Augustus that there was to be a numbering of all the world.

Common New Testament

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that a census should be taken of all the world.

Daniel Mace New Testament

At that time, Cesar Augustus published an edict, to make a register of the Roman empire.

Darby Translation

But it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census should be made of all the habitable world.

Godbey New Testament

It came to pass in those days, a decree went out from Augustus Caesar, to enroll all the world.

Goodspeed New Testament

In those days an edict was issued by the Emperor Augustus that a census of the whole world should be taken.

John Wesley New Testament

And in those days there went out a decree from Augustus Cesar, that all the world should be inrolled.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass in those days that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was in those days an order came out from Caesar Angustus, for the whole habitable globe to be enrolled.

King James 2000

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now it happened that in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it chanced, in those days, that there went out a commandment from Augustus the Emperor, that all the world should be taxed.

Moffatt New Testament

Now in those days an edict was issued by Caesar Augustus for a census of the whole world.

Montgomery New Testament

In those days Augustus Caesar issued an edict for a census of the whole inhabited world.

NET Bible

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire for taxes.

New Heart English Bible

Now it happened in those days, that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled.

Noyes New Testament

And it came to pass in those days that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be registered.

Sawyer New Testament

In those days there went out an ordinance from Caesar Augustus that a census should be taken of all the world.

The Emphasized Bible

Now it came to pass, in those days, that there went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus, for all the inhabited earth to be enrolled:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole land should be registered.

Twentieth Century New Testament

About that time an edict was issued by the Emperor Augustus that a census should be taken of the whole Empire.

Webster

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Cesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.

Weymouth New Testament

Just at this time an edict was issued by Caesar Augustus for the registration of the whole Empire.

Williams New Testament

Now in those days an edict was issued by the Emperor Augustus that a census of the whole world should be taken.

World English Bible

Now it happened in those days, that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled.

Worrell New Testament

Now it came to pass, in those days, that there went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the inhabited earth should be enrolled.

Worsley New Testament

Now in those days an edict was published by Augustus Cesar, that all the world should be enrolled or taxed,

Youngs Literal Translation

And it came to pass in those days, there went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world be enrolled --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

it came to pass
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

a decree
δόγμα 
Dogma 
Usage: 5

παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

sar
Καῖσαρ 
Kaisar 
Usage: 24

Αὔγουστος 
Augoustos 
Usage: 1

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the world
οἰκουμένη 
Oikoumene 
Usage: 12

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 2:1

Images Luke 2:1

Prayers for Luke 2:1

Context Readings

The Birth Of Jesus Christ

1 Now in those days an order was published by Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.


Cross References

Luke 3:1

Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Caesar Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene,

Matthew 24:14

And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."

Matthew 22:17

So tell us what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"

Mark 14:9

I tell all of you with certainty, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told as a memorial to her."

Mark 16:15

Then he told them, "As you go into the entire world, proclaim the gospel to everyone.

Acts 11:28

One of them named Agabus got up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine all over the world. This happened during the reign of Claudius.

Acts 25:11

If I'm guilty and have done something that deserves death, I'm willing to die. But if there is nothing to their charges against me, no one can hand me over to them as a favor. I appeal to the emperor!"

Acts 25:21

But Paul appealed his case and asked to be held in prison until the decision of his Majesty. So I ordered him to be held in custody until I could send him to the emperor."

Romans 1:8

First of all, I thank my God through Jesus the Messiah for all of you, because the news about your faith is being reported throughout the world.

Philippians 4:22

All the saints, especially those of the emperor's household, greet you.

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