And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.
Treasury of Scripture
Luke 3:1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee...
Acts 11:28 And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world...
Acts 25:11,21 For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die...
Philippians 4:22 All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Caesar's household.
Matthew 24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness to all nations; and then shall the end come.
Mark 14:9 Truly I say to you, Wherever this gospel shall be preached throughout the whole world...
Mark 16:15 And he said to them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
Romans 1:8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
taxed. or, enrolled.
ContextThe Birth of Jesus
1And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. 2(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) 3And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. 4And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) 5To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. 6And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. 7And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Now it came to pass in those days, there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be enrolled.
AND it came to pass, that in those days there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole world should be enrolled.
Darby Bible Translation
But it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census should be made of all the habitable world.
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.
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass in those days, there went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world be enrolled --