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Luke 2:41-52

TNIV 41 Every year Jesus' parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover. NIV 41 Every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the Feast of the Passover. TNIV 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom. NIV 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the Feast, according to the custom. TNIV 43 After the festival 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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." TNIV 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?" TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 52 And as Jesus grew up, he increased in wisdom and in favor with God and people. NIV 52 And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.