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Luke 2:34 NIV

34 Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against,

References for Luke 2:34

Study tools for Luke 2:34

  • a 2:2 - Or "This census took place before"
  • b 2:23 - Exodus 13:2,12
  • c 2:24 - Lev. 12:8
  • d 2:29 - Or "promised," / "now dismiss"
  • e 2:37 - Or "then had been a widow for eighty-four years."
  • f 2:49 - Or "be about my Father’s business"