|Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
||New International Version (NIV)
49 And he said unto them, `Why [is it] that ye were seeking me? did ye not know that in the things of my Father it behoveth me to be?'
49 "Why were you searching for me?" he asked. "Didn't you know I had to be in my Father's house?"
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