New Living Translation
All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census.
King James Bible
And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
Darby Bible Translation
And all went to be inscribed in the census roll, each to his own city:
World English Bible
All went to enroll themselves, everyone to his own city.
Young's Literal Translation
and all were going to be enrolled, each to his proper city,
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At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire.
(This was the first census taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.)
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.
He took with him Mary, his fiancee, who was now obviously pregnant.
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