1 It came to pass and in the days those, went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus, to register all the habitable.
2 (This the registry first was made being governor of the Syria Cyrenius.)
3 And they went all to be registered, each into the his own city.
4 Went up and also Joseph from the Galilee, out of city Nazareth, into the Judea, into a city of David, which is called Bethleem, (because the to be him of house and family of David,)
5 to be registered with Mary the having been espoused to him a wife, being with child.
6 It happened but in the to be them there, were fulfilled the days of the to bear her.
7 And she brought forth the son of her the firstborn, and swathed him, and laid him in the manger; because not was to them a place in the guestchamber.
8 And shepherds were in the country the this abiding in the fields, and keeping watches of the night over the flock of them.
9 And lo, a messenger of a Lord stood near to them, and glory of a Lord shone round them; and they feared a fear great.
10 And said to them the messenger: Not fear you; lo for, I bring glad tidings to you a joy great, which shall be to all the people;
11 that was born to you today a savior, who is Anointed, Lord, in a city of David.
12 And this to you the sign: You shall find a babe having been swathed lying in a manger.
13 And suddenly was with the messenger a multitude of host of heaven, praising the God, and saying:
14 Glory in highest heavens to God, and on earth peace; among men good will.
15 And it came to pass, when went from them into the heaven the messengers, and the men, the shepherds, said to one another: We should go now to Bethleem, and see the thing this the having been done, which the Lord has made known to us.
16 And they came having made haste, and they found the both Mary and the Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger.
17 Having seen and, they published around the declaration that having been told to them concerning the little child this.
18 And all those having heard wondered about those having been told by the shepherds to them.
19 The but Mary all kept the words these, pondering in the heart of herself.
20 And returned the shepherds glorifying and praising the God for all which they had heard and seen, even it had been told to them.
21 And when were fulfilled days eight of the to circumcise him, and he was called the name of him Jesus, that being called by the messenger before of the was conceived him in the womb.
22 And when were fulfilled the days of the purification of them, according to the law of Moses, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present to the Lord,
23 (as it is written in law of Lord: That every male opening a womb, holy to the Lord shall be called);
24 and of the offer a sacrifice, according to that having been said in law of Lord: A pair of turtle doves, or two young pigeons.
25 And lo, was a man in Jerusalem, to whom a name of Simeon; and the man this just and pious, waiting for consolation of the Israel. And a spirit was holy upon him,
26 and it was to him having been informed by the spirit of the holy, not to see death, before he should see the Anointed of Lord.
27 And he came by the spirit into the temple; and in the to bring the parents the little child Jesus, of the to do them according to that having been instituted of the law concerning him;
28 also he took it into the arms of himself, and blessed the God, and said:
29 Now dost thou dismiss the servant of thee, O Sovereign, according to the word of thee, in peace;
30 for have seen the eyes of me the salvation of thee,
31 which thou hast prepared before face of all the people;
32 a light for a revelation of nations, and a glory of people of thee Israel.
33 And was the father of him and the mother wondering at those being spoken about him.
34 And blessed them Simeon, and said to Mary the mother of him: Lo, this is placed for a fall and rising of many in the Israel, and for a sign being spoken against;
35 (also of thee and of thyself the soul shall pierce through a sword); so that may be disclosed of many hearts reasonings.
36 And was Anna a prophetess, a daughter of Phanuel, of tribe of Aser; she having been advanced in days many, having lived years with a husband seven from the virginity of herself;
37 also she a widow about years eightyfour, who not withdrew from the temple, fastings and prayers serving night and day.
38 And she, this the hour standing by, acknowledged the Lord, and spoke about him to all those looking for redemption in Jerusalem.
39 And when they finished all the things according to the law of Lord, they returned into the Galilee, into the city of themselves, Nazareth.
40 The and little child grew, and was strengthened in spirit being filled with wisdom; and favor of God was on it.
41 And went the parents of him every year to Jerusalem of the feast of the passover.
42 And when he was years twelve, having gone up of them to Jerusalem according to the custom of the feast;
43 and having ended the days, in the to return them, remained Jesus the boy in Jerusalem; and not knew Joseph and the mother of him.
44 Having supposed and him in the company to be, they went of a day a journey, and they sought him among the kinsmen and the acquaintances.
45 And not finding, they returned to Jerusalem, seeking him.
46 And it happened, after days three they found him in the temple sitting in middle of the teachers, and hearing of them, and asking them.
47 Were amazed and all those hearing him, upon the understanding and the answers of him.
48 And seeing him, they were amazed; and to him the mother of him said: O child, why hast thou done to us thus? lo, the father of thee and I being in distress have sought thee.
49 And he said to them: Why for did you seek me? not know you, that in the of the father of me must to be me?
50 And they not understood the word, which he spoke to them.
51 And he went down with them, and came into Nazareth; and was being subject to them. And the mother of him treasured all the words these in the heart of herself.
52 And Jesus advanced in wisdom, and in vigor, and in favor with God and men.