Luke 2:50

50 But they did not understand what he was saying to them.

Read Luke 2:50 Using Other Translations

And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them.
And they did not understand the saying that he spoke to them.
But they didn’t understand what he meant.

What does Luke 2:50 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 2:50

And they understood not the saying,
&c.] What he meant by his Father's house, or his Father's business, and the necessity of his being there, and about that:

which he spake unto them;
at that time, and as above related.

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