Luke 2:26-36 NRS

26 It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Messiah. a

References for Luke 2:26

    • m 2:26 - Or [the Lord's Christ]
      27 Guided by the Spirit, Simeon b came into the temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him what was customary under the law,

      References for Luke 2:27

        • n 2:27 - Gk [In the Spirit, he]
          28 Simeon c took him in his arms and praised God, saying,

          References for Luke 2:28

              29 "Master, now you are dismissing your servant d in peace, according to your word;

              References for Luke 2:29

                • p 2:29 - Gk [slave]
                  30 for my eyes have seen your salvation,
                  31 which you have prepared in the presence of all peoples,
                  32 a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel."
                  33 And the child's father and mother were amazed at what was being said about him.
                  34 Then Simeon e blessed them and said to his mother Mary, "This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be opposed

                  References for Luke 2:34

                    • q 2:34 - Gk [Symeon]
                      35 so that the inner thoughts of many will be revealed—and a sword will pierce your own soul too."
                      36 There was also a prophet, Anna f the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was of a great age, having lived with her husband seven years after her marriage,

                      References for Luke 2:36

                        • r 2:36 - Gk [Hanna]