|A virgin birth.. and a not so virgin birth..
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The population of Palestine in Jesus' day was approximately 500,000 to 600,000 (about that of Vermont, Boston, or Jerusalem today). About 18,000 of these residents were clergy, priests and Levites. Jerusalem was a city of some 55,000 back then, (about the size of Wheaton, Illinois, today) but during major feasts, could swell to 180,000.
And what would you do if this were your kid? I mean.. seriously. *eyes wide*