Luke 2:4
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English Standard Version
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,

King James Bible
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)

American Standard Version
And 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 family of David;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem: because he was of the house and family of David,

English Revised Version
And 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 family of David;

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David)

Weymouth New Testament
So Joseph went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judaea, to David's town of Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,

Luke 2:4 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

House and lineage

According to the Jewish mode of registration the people would be enrolled by tribe, families or clans, and households. Compare Joshua 7:16-18. Rev., house and family.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Joseph.

Luke 1:26,27 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee, named Nazareth...

Luke 3:23 And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli,

of the city.

Luke 4:16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day...

Matthew 2:23 And he came and dwelled in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets...

John 1:46 And Nathanael said to him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip said to him, Come and see.

unto.

Genesis 35:19 And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.

Genesis 48:7 And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way...

Ruth 1:19 So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem...

Ruth 2:4 And, behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said to the reapers, The LORD be with you. And they answered him, The LORD bless you.

Ruth 4:11,17,21,22 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses...

1 Samuel 16:1,4 And the LORD said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel...

1 Samuel 17:12,58 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons...

1 Samuel 20:6 If your father at all miss me, then say, David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city...

Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah...

Matthew 2:1-6 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem...

John 7:42 Has not the scripture said, That Christ comes of the seed of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?

he was.

Luke 1:27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.

Luke 3:23-31 And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli...

Matthew 1:1-17 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham...

Cross References
1 Samuel 16:4
Samuel did what the LORD commanded and came to Bethlehem. The elders of the city came to meet him trembling and said, "Do you come peaceably?"

Micah 5:2
But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.

Matthew 1:20
But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 2:1
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,

Luke 1:27
to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary.

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

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

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