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Luke 2:21-52

NIV 21 On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise him, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he had been conceived. NIV 21 On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise him, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he had been conceived. NIV 22 When the time of their purification according to the Law of Moses had been completed, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord NIV 22 When the time of their purification according to the Law of Moses had been completed, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord NIV 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, "Every firstborn male is to be consecrated to the Lord" ), NIV 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, "Every firstborn male is to be consecrated to the Lord" ), NIV 24 and to offer a sacrifice in keeping with what is said in the Law of the Lord: "a pair of doves or two young pigeons." NIV 24 and to offer a sacrifice in keeping with what is said in the Law of the Lord: "a pair of doves or two young pigeons." 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 upon him. 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 upon him. NIV 26 It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord's Christ. NIV 26 It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord's Christ. NIV 27 Moved by the Spirit, he went into the temple courts. When the parents brought in the child Jesus to do for him what the custom of the Law required, NIV 27 Moved by the Spirit, he went into the temple courts. When the parents brought in the child Jesus to do for him what the custom of the Law required, NIV 28 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying: NIV 28 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying: NIV 29 "Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your servant in peace. NIV 29 "Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your servant in peace. NIV 30 For my eyes have seen your salvation, NIV 30 For my eyes have seen your salvation, NIV 31 which you have prepared in the sight of all people, NIV 31 which you have prepared in the sight of all people, NIV 32 a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel." NIV 32 a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel." NIV 33 The child's father and mother marveled at what was said about him. NIV 33 The child's father and mother marveled at what was said about him. 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, 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, NIV 35 so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed. And a sword will pierce your own soul too." NIV 35 so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed. And a sword will pierce your own soul too." NIV 36 There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, NIV 36 There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, NIV 37 and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. NIV 37 and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. NIV 38 Coming up to them at that very moment, she gave thanks to God and spoke about the child to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem. NIV 38 Coming up to them at that very moment, she gave thanks to God and spoke about the child to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem. NIV 39 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. NIV 39 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. NIV 40 And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him. NIV 40 And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him. NIV 41 Every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the Feast of the Passover. NIV 41 Every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the Feast of the Passover. NIV 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the Feast, according to the custom. NIV 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the Feast, according to the custom. NIV 43 After the Feast was over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but they were unaware of it. NIV 43 After the Feast was over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but they were unaware of it. NIV 44 Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. NIV 44 Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. NIV 45 When they did not find him, they went back to Jerusalem to look for him. NIV 45 When they did not find him, they went back to Jerusalem to look for him. NIV 46 After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. NIV 46 After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. NIV 47 Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. NIV 47 Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. NIV 48 When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him, "Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for you." NIV 48 When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him, "Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for you." NIV 49 "Why were you searching for me?" he asked. "Didn't you know I had to be in my Father's house?" NIV 49 "Why were you searching for me?" he asked. "Didn't you know I had to be in my Father's house?" NIV 50 But they did not understand what he was saying to them. NIV 50 But they did not understand what he was saying to them. NIV 51 Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart. NIV 51 Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart. NIV 52 And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. NIV 52 And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.