Luke 2:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Nowδὲ
(de)
1161: but, and, now, (a connective or adversative particle)a prim. word
in thoseἐκείναις
(ekeinais)
1565: that one (or neut. that thing), often intensified by the art. precedingfrom ekei
daysἡμέραις
(ēmerais)
2250: daya prim. word
a decreeδόγμα
(dogma)
1378: an opinion, (a public) decreefrom dokeó
wentἐξῆλθεν
(exēlthen)
1831: to go or come out offrom ek and erchomai
out from CaesarΚαίσαρος
(kaisaros)
2541: Caesar, a Roman emperorof Latin origin
Augustus,Ἀυγούστου
(augoustou)
828: Augustus, the name of a Rom. emperorof Latin origin
that a census be takenἀπογράφεσθαι
(apographesthai)
583: to copy, enrollfrom apo and graphó
of allπᾶσαν
(pasan)
3956: all, everya prim. word
the inhabited earth.οἰκουμένην
(oikoumenēn)
3625: the inhabited earththe fem. pres. pass. part. of oikeó






KJV Lexicon
εγενετο  verb - second aorist middle deponent indicative - third person singular
ginomai  ghin'-om-ahee:  to cause to be (gen-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.)
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
ταις  definite article - dative plural feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ημεραις  noun - dative plural feminine
hemera  hay-mer'-ah:  age, + alway, (mid-)day (by day, (-ly), + for ever, judgment, (day) time, while, years.
εκειναις  demonstrative pronoun - dative plural feminine
ekeinos  ek-i'-nos:  that one (or (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed -- he, it, the other (same), selfsame, that (same, very), their, them, they, this, those.
εξηλθεν  verb - second aorist active indicative - third person singular
exerchomai  ex-er'-khom-ahee:  to issue -- come (forth, out), depart (out of), escape, get out, go (abroad, away, forth, out, thence), proceed (forth), spread abroad.
δογμα  noun - nominative singular neuter
dogma  dog'-mah:  a law (civil, ceremonial or ecclesiastical) -- decree, ordinance.
παρα  preposition
para  par-ah':  near; i.e. (with genitive case) from beside, (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with
καισαρος  noun - genitive singular masculine
Kaisar  kah'-ee-sar:  Caesar, a title of the Roman emperor -- Caesar.
αυγουστου  noun - genitive singular masculine
Augoustos  ow'-goos-tos:  Augustus, a title of the Roman emperor -- Augustus.
απογραφεσθαι  verb - present middle or passive middle or passive deponent
apographo  ap-og-raf'-o:  to write off (a copy or list), i.e. enrol -- tax, write.
πασαν  adjective - accusative singular feminine
pas  pas:  apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
την  definite article - accusative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
οικουμενην  noun - accusative singular feminine
oikoumene  oy-kou-men'-ay:  land, i.e. the (terrene part of the) globe; specially, the Roman empire -- earth, world.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth.

King James Bible
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered.

International Standard Version
Now in those days an order was published by Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be registered.

NET Bible
Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire for taxes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But it occurred in those days that a command also went out from Augustus Caesar that every nation of his empire would be registered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At that time the Emperor Augustus ordered a census of the Roman Empire.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
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