And so it was that while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.
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.
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will in man.
And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David [a] Saviour, who is Christ [the] Lord.
But the angel said unto them, Fear not; for, behold, I bring you [a] gospel of great joy, which shall be to all the people.
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son and shall call his name Immanuel.
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 family of David)
to be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.
But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in dreams, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife; for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.
Now all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying,
Behold, a virgin shall conceive and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is God With Us.