¥And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar
Augustus, that all the world should be taxed (KJV, rather
¥Now it came about in those days that a decree went our from Caesar Augustus, that
a census be taken of all the inhabited earth (NASB, even
¥In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of
the entire Roman world (NEB, idiomatic/paraphrastic).
¥About this time Caesar Augustus, the Roman emperor, decreed that a census
should be taken throughout the nation (LB, paraphrastic).