New Living Translation
He took with him Mary, his fiancee, who was now obviously pregnant.
King James Bible
To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.
Darby Bible Translation
to be inscribed in the census roll with Mary who was betrothed to him as his wife, she being great with child.
World English Bible
to enroll himself with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him as wife, being pregnant.
Young's Literal Translation
to enrol himself with Mary his betrothed wife, being with child.
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LibraryDecember the Nineteenth the Sun of Righteousness
"A light to lighten the Gentiles." --LUKE ii. 25-40. That was the wonder of wonders. Hitherto the light had been supposed to be for Israel alone; and now a heavenly splendour was to fall upon the Gentiles. Hitherto the light had been thought of as a lamp, illuming a single place; now it was to be a sun, shedding its glory upon a world. The "people that sat in darkness" are now to see "a great light." New regions are to be occupied; there is to be daybreak everywhere! "The Sun of Righteousness …
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The Wilderness: Temptation. Matthew 4:1-11. Mark 1:12, 13. Luke 4:1-13.
This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit.
At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire.
All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census.
And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David's ancient home. He traveled there from the village of Nazareth in Galilee.
And while they were there, the time came for her baby to be born.
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