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To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Luke 2:5
To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.- King James Version (1611)
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in order to register along with Mary, who was engaged to him, and was with child.- New American Standard Version (1995)
to enrol himself with Mary, who was betrothed to him, being great with child.- American Standard Version (1901)
To be put on the list with Mary, his future wife, who was about to become a mother.- Basic English Bible
to be inscribed in the census roll with Mary who was betrothed to him [as his] wife, she being great with child.- Darby Bible
To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. - Webster's Bible
to have himself registered together with Mary, who was betrothed to him and was with child.- Weymouth Bible
to enroll himself with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him as wife, being pregnant.- World English Bible
that he schulde knouleche with Marie, his wijf, that was weddid to hym, and was greet with child.- Wycliffe Bible
to enroll himself with Mary his betrothed wife, being with child.- Youngs Literal Bible
People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:5
Lu 2:5 To be taxed with Mary. Women had to be enrolled also and were subject to the poll tax. Mary was of the line of David, and hence would also have to go to Bethlehem.
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