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Answered 2010-06-01 21:14:37

Matthew's Gospel indicates that Mary and Joseph were from Bethlehem in Judea. While returning from Egypt, they were warned in a dream to turn aside and go to Nazareth in Galilee, instead.

Luke's Gospel says that Mary and Joseph were from Nazareth in Galilee. They travelled to Bethlehem for a census, then returned to Nazareth.

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