The Birth of Jesus

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus[a](A) that the whole empire[b] should be registered.

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  1. Luke 2:1 Emperor who ruled the Roman Empire 27 b.c.–a.d. 14; also known as Octavian, he established the peaceful era known as the Pax Romana; Caesar was a title of Roman emperors.
  2. Luke 2:1 Or the whole inhabited world