Was hid (ekrubh). Second aorist passive indicative of kruptw, to hide, as in Matthew 5:14 . Three months (trimhnon). Old adjective used as neuter substantive in accusative case for extent of time, here only in N.T. A goodly child (asteion to paidion). Literally, "the child was goodly" (predicate adjective). Old adjective from astu (city), "of the city" ("citified"), of polished manners, genteel. In N.T. only here and Acts 7:20 , about Moses both times. Quoted from Exodus 2:2The king's commandment (to diatagma tou basilew). Late compound for injunction from diatassw, only here in the N.T.