Parallel Bible results for Luke 2:25-35

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Luke 2:25-35

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."