Luke 2:1-7

The Birth of Jesus Christ

In those days a a decree went out from b Caesar Augustus that all the world should be c registered. This was the first d registration when
Or  This was the registration before
Quirinius f was governor of Syria.
And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up g from Galilee, from the town of h Nazareth, to Judea, to i the city of David, which is called j Bethlehem k because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed,
That is, one legally pledged to be married
who was with child.
And m while they were there, the time came for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and n wrapped him in swaddling cloths and o laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in p the inn.

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