Luke 2:2
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English Standard Version
This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
This enrolling was first made by Cyrinus, the governor of Syria.

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

Webster's Bible Translation
(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;

Luke 2:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

And this taxing was first made (αὕτη ἡ ἀπογραφὴ πρώτη ἐγένετο)

Rather, this occurred as the first enrolment ; or, as Rev., this was the first enrolment made; with reference to a second enrolment which took place about eleven years later, and is referred to in Acts 5:37.

Luke 2:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

taxing.

Acts 5:37 After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: he also perished; and all...

governor.

Luke 3:1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee...

Acts 13:7 Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul...

Acts 18:12 And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul...

Acts 23:26 Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor Felix sends greeting.

Acts 26:30 And when he had thus spoken, the king rose up, and the governor, and Bernice, and they that sat with them:

Cross References
Matthew 4:24
So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, epileptics, and paralytics, and he healed them.

Luke 2:1
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.

Luke 2:3
And all went to be registered, each to his own town.

Acts 5:37
After him Judas the Galilean rose up in the days of the census and drew away some of the people after him. He too perished, and all who followed him were scattered.

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