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Luke 2:26

Overview - Luke 2
Augustus taxes all the Roman empire.
The nativity of Christ.
An angel relates it to the shepherds, and many sing praises to God for it.
15 The shepherds glorify God.
21 Christ is circumcised.
22 Mary purified.
25 Simeon and Anna prophesy of Christ,
39 who increases in wisdom,
41 questions in the temple with the doctors,
51 and is obedient to his parents.
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Luke 2:26  (King James Version)
And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
 


it
Psalms 25:14 ; Amos 3:7

see death
[Horao ton thanatos,] to see death, is a Hebraism for to die, exactly corresponding to [yir'eh mahvet.]
Psalms 89:49 ; Luke 9:27 ; Psalms 89:48 ; John 8:51 ; Hebrews 11:5

the Lord's
Psalms 2:2 Psalms 2:6 ; Isaiah 61:1 ; Daniel 9:24-26 ; John 1:41 ; 4:29 20:31 Acts 2:36 ; 9:20
Acts 10:38 ; 17:3 Hebrews 1:8 Hebrews 1:9
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