Parallel Bible results for Luke 2:31-41

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Luke 2:31-41

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.