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1In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled.The Birth of Jesus Lk.2.1-7 c.7-6bce | Mt.1.18-25
2This was the first enrollment, when Quirin'i-us was governor of Syria. 
3And all went to be enrolled, each to his own city. 
4And 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 lineage of David, 
5to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. 
6And while they were there, the time came for her to be delivered. 
7And she gave birth to her first-born son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. 

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