Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

King James Version

(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

Holman Bible

This first registration took place while Quirinius was governing Syria.

International Standard Version

This was the first registration taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

A Conservative Version

This enrollment first occurred when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

American Standard Version

This was the first enrolment made when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

Amplified

This was the first enrollment, and it was made when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

An Understandable Version

This was the first registration made while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

Anderson New Testament

This enrollment first took place when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.

Bible in Basic English

This was the first numbering, which was made when Quirinius was ruler of Syria.

Common New Testament

This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

Daniel Mace New Testament

(this register was made before Quirinus was prefect of Syria.)

Darby Translation

The census itself first took place when Cyrenius had the government of Syria.

Godbey New Testament

This was the first enrollment, Cyrenius being governor of Syria.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was the first census, taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

John Wesley New Testament

(Now this first inrolment was made, when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

Jubilee 2000 Bible

(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

Julia Smith Translation

(This enrolling was first, Cyrenius being leader of Syria.)

King James 2000

(And this taxing was first made when Quirinius was governor of Syria.)

Lexham Expanded Bible

(This first registration took place [when] Quirinius was governor of Syria.)

Modern King James verseion

(This taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this taxing was the first executed, and when Quirinius was leftenant in Syria.

Moffatt New Testament

(This was the first census, and it took place when Quirinius was governor of Syria.)

Montgomery New Testament

This was the first census, When Quirinius was governor of Syria.

NET Bible

This was the first registration, taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

New Heart English Bible

This was the first enrollment made when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

Noyes New Testament

(This registering was the first made while Quirinius was governor of Syria.)

Sawyer New Testament

This first census was taken when Cyrenius was proconsul of Syria.

The Emphasized Bible

this enrolment, first was made while Cyrenius was governor of Syria:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

(And this first enrolment was made by Cyrenius, [afterwards] governor of Syria)

Twentieth Century New Testament

(This was the first census taken while Quirinius was Governor of Syria).

Webster

(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)

Weymouth New Testament

It was the first registration made during the governorship of Quirinius in Syria;

Williams New Testament

This, the first census, was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

World English Bible

This was the first enrollment made when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

Worrell New Testament

(This enrolment first was made, when Quirinius was governor of Syria).

Worsley New Testament

(this tax was first levied when Cyrenius was governor of Syria) and they all went to be enrolled,

Youngs Literal Translation

this enrolment first came to pass when Cyrenius was governor of Syria --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἀπογραφή 
Apographe 
Usage: 2

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

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

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

Κυρήνιος 
Kurenios 
Usage: 1

ἡγεμονεύω 
hegemoneuo 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

The Birth Of Jesus Christ

1 Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth. 2 This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each to his own city.


Cross References

Luke 3:1

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

Matthew 4:24

The news about Him spread throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all who were ill, those suffering with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, epileptics, paralytics; and He healed them.

Acts 5:37

"After this man, Judas of Galilee rose up in the days of the census and drew away some people after him; he too perished, and all those who followed him were scattered.

Acts 13:7

who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a man of intelligence. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul and sought to hear the word of God.

Acts 18:12

But while Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one accord rose up against Paul and brought him before the judgment seat,

Acts 23:26

"Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.

Acts 26:30

The king stood up and the governor and Bernice, and those who were sitting with them,

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