Luke 2:36-38 CSB

Anna's Testimony

36 There was also a prophetess, Anna, a daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was well along in years,a having lived with her husband seven years after her marriage,b

References for Luke 2:36

    • x 2:36 - Lit in many days
    • y 2:36 - Lit years from her virginity
      37 and was a widow for 84 years.c She did not leave the temple complex, serving God night and day with fastings and prayers.

      References for Luke 2:37

        • z 2:37 - Or she was a widow until the age of 84
          38 At that very moment,d she came up and began to thank God and to speak about Him to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem.e f

          References for Luke 2:38

            • { 2:38 - Lit very hour
            • | 2:38 - Other mss read in Jerusalem
            • } 2:38 - Isaiah 52:9