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Luke 2:22-40

CEB 22 When the time came for their ritual cleansing, in accordance with the Law from Moses, they brought Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord. ( NRS 22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord CEB 23 It's written in the Law of the Lord, "Every firstborn male will be dedicated to the Lord.") NRS 23 (as it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every firstborn male shall be designated as holy to the Lord"), CEB 24 They offered a sacrifice in keeping with what's stated in the Law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons. NRS 24 and they offered a sacrifice according to what is stated in the law of the Lord, "a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons." CEB 25 A man named Simeon was in Jerusalem. He was righteous and devout. He eagerly anticipated the restoration of Israel, and the Holy Spirit rested on him. NRS 25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; this man was righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit rested on him. CEB 26 The Holy Spirit revealed to him that he wouldn't die before he had seen the Lord's Christ. 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. CEB 27 Led by the Spirit, he went into the temple area. Meanwhile, Jesus' parents brought the child to the temple so that they could do what was customary under the Law. NRS 27 Guided by the Spirit, Simeon came into the temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him what was customary under the law, CEB 28 Simeon took Jesus in his arms and praised God. He said, NRS 28 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying, CEB 29 "Now, master, let your servant go in peace according to your word, NRS 29 "Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; CEB 30 because my eyes have seen your salvation. NRS 30 for my eyes have seen your salvation, CEB 31 You prepared this salvation in the presence of all peoples. NRS 31 which you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, CEB 32 It's a light for revelation to the Gentiles and a glory for your people Israel." NRS 32 a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel." CEB 33 His father and mother were amazed by what was said about him. NRS 33 And the child's father and mother were amazed at what was being said about him. CEB 34 Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, "This boy is assigned to be the cause of the falling and rising of many in Israel and to be a sign that generates opposition NRS 34 Then Simeon 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 CEB 35 so that the inner thoughts of many will be revealed. And a sword will pierce your innermost being too." NRS 35 so that the inner thoughts of many will be revealed—and a sword will pierce your own soul too." CEB 36 There was also a prophet, Anna the daughter of Phanuel, who belonged to the tribe of Asher. She was very old. After she married, she lived with her husband for seven years. NRS 36 There was also a prophet, Anna 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, CEB 37 She was now an 84-year-old widow. She never left the temple area but worshipped God with fasting and prayer night and day. NRS 37 then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped there with fasting and prayer night and day. CEB 38 She approached at that very moment and began to praise God and to speak about Jesus to everyone who was looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem. NRS 38 At that moment she came, and began to praise God and to speak about the child to all who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem. CEB 39 When Mary and Joseph had completed everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to their hometown, Nazareth in Galilee. NRS 39 When they had finished everything required by the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth. CEB 40 The child grew up and became strong. He was filled with wisdom, and God's favor was on him. NRS 40 The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom; and the favor of God was upon him.