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Luke 2:2–3

2 1This was the first census taken while 2Quirinius was governor of aSyria.

3 And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each to his own city.

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Luke 2:2–3 — The New International Version (NIV)

(This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register.

Luke 2:2–3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town.

Luke 2:2–3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

Luke 2:2–3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

(This was the first census taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census.

Luke 2:2–3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city.

Luke 2:2–3 — New Century Version (NCV)

This was the first registration; it was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to their own towns to be registered.

Luke 2:2–3 — American Standard Version (ASV)

This was the first enrolment made when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to enrol themselves, every one to his own city.

Luke 2:2–3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The census itself first took place when Cyrenius had the government of Syria. And all went to be inscribed in the census roll, each to his own city:

Luke 2:2–3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All the people went to register in the cities where their ancestors had lived. 

Luke 2:2–3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

This first registration took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So everyone went to be registered, each to his own town.

Luke 2:2–3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered.

Luke 2:2–3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

(This first registration took place when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to be registered, each one to his own town.

Luke 2:2–3 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

It was the first time a list was made of the people while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be listed.