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Luke 2:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And all went to enrol themselves, every one to his own city.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each to his own city.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And all went to be inscribed in the census roll, each to his own city:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and all were journeying to be enrolled, each one unto his own city.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and all were going to be enrolled, each to his proper city,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And all went to be enrolled, every one into his own city.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And all went to bee taxed, euery one into his owne citie.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And every man went to be enrolled in his city.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And everyone went to his own city to be enrolled.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
all 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
went 4198
{4198} Prime
πορεύομαι
poreuomai
{por-yoo'-om-ahee}
Middle voice from a derivative of the same as G3984; to traverse, that is, travel (literally or figuratively; especially to remove [figuratively die], live, etc.).
z5711
<5711> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 184
to be taxed, 583
{0583} Prime
ἀπογράφω
apographo
{ap-og-raf'-o}
From G0575 and G1125; to write off (a copy or list), that is, enrol.
z5745
<5745> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 105
every one 1538
{1538} Prime
ἕκαστος
hekastos
{hek'-as-tos}
As if a superlative of ἕκας [[hekas]] (afar); each or every.
into 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
his own 2398
{2398} Prime
ἴδιος
idios
{id'-ee-os}
Of uncertain affinity; pertaining to self, that is, one's own; by implication private or separate.
city. 4172
{4172} Prime
πόλις
polis
{pol'-is}
Probably from the same as G4171, or perhaps from G4183; a town (properly with walls, of greater or less size).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 2:3

_ _ went ... to his own city — the city of his extraction, according to the Jewish custom, not of his abode, which was the usual Roman method.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 2:1-7.

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