So Joseph also went up from Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the City of David called Bethlehem, since he was from the house and line of David.
Cross References1 Samuel 16:4
So Samuel did what the LORD had said and went to Bethlehem. When the elders of the town met him, they trembled and asked, "Do you come in peace?"
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come forth for Me One to be ruler over Israel, whose origins are of old, from the days of eternity.
But after he had pondered these things, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the One conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem,
to a virgin pledged in marriage to a man named Joseph, who was of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary.
And everyone went to his own town to register.
He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to him in marriage and was expecting a child.
Doesn't the Scripture say that the Christ will come from the line of David and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"
Chapter Outline1. Augustus taxes all the Roman empire.
6. The nativity of Jesus.
8. An angel relates it to the shepherds, and many sing praises to God for it.
15. The shepherds glorify God.
21. Jesus is circumcised.
22. Mary purified.
25. Simeon and Anna prophesy of Jesus,
39. who increases in wisdom,
41. questions in the temple with the teachers,
51. and is obedient to his parents.
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Luke 1:26, 27
of the city.
Ruth 4:11, 17, 21, 22
1 Samuel 16:1, 4
1 Samuel 17:12, 58
1 Samuel 20:6
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