Luke 2:25-26 NIV

25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him.

References for Luke 2:25

26 It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord’s Messiah.

Study tools for Luke 2:25-26

  • 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"