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

King James Bible
And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

American Standard Version
And all went to enrol themselves, every one to his own city.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all went to be enrolled, every one into his own city.

English Revised Version
And all went to enroll themselves, every one to his own city.

Webster's Bible Translation
And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

Weymouth New Testament
and all went to be registered--every one to the town to which he belonged.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Went (ἐπορεύοντο)

The A. V. and Rev. alike miss the graphic force of the imperfect tense, were going. The preparation and bustle and travel were in progress.

To his own city

The town to which the village or place of their birth belonged, and where the house and lineage of each were registered.

Luke 2:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 2:2 This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.

Luke 2:4 Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David,

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

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

Luke 2:4
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,

Luke 2:5
to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child.

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