26And it wasrevealed unto himby the HolyGhost, that he shouldnotseedeath,beforehe had seen the Lord'sChrist.27And he cameby the Spiritinto the temple:and when the parentsbroughtin the childJesus, to doforhimafter the custom of the law,28Thentookhehimupinhisarms,andblessedGod,andsaid ,
29Lord,now lettest thouthyservantdepartinpeace,according to thyword:30Formineeyes have seenthysalvation,31Which thou hast preparedbefore the face of allpeople;32
A lighttolighten the Gentiles,and the glory of thypeopleIsrael.33AndJosephandhismothermarvelledat those things which were spokenofhim.34AndSimeonblessedthem,andsaiduntoMaryhismother,Behold , this child is setfor the falland rising again of manyinIsrael;andfor a sign which shall be spoken against ;
(Yea, a sword shall pierce throughthyownsoul also,) that the thoughtsofmanyheartsmay be revealed .
36And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel,of the tribe of Aser:she was of a greatage , and had livedwith an husbandsevenyearsfromhervirginity;