Isaiah 9:6 (KJV) - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
Luke 2: 1-20
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.
002:002 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)
002:003 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
002:004 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)
002:005 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.
002:006 And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.
002:007 And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
002:008 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
002:009 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
002:010 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
002:011 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
002:012 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
002:013 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
002:014 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
002:015 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
002:016 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
002:017 And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.
002:018 And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds.
002:019 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.
002:020 And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
002:002 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
002:003 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
002:004 And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born.
002:005 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,
002:006 And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.
002:007 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
002:008 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
002:009 When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
002:010 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
002:011 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh.
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