Luke 2:50

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

Luke 2:50 in Other Translations

50 And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them.
50 And they did not understand the saying that he spoke to them.
50 But they didn’t understand what he meant.
50 But they had no idea what he was talking about.
50 But they did not understand what He said to them.

Luke 2:50 Meaning and Commentary

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.

Luke 2:50 In-Context

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.”
49 “Why were you searching for me?” he asked. “Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house?”
50 But they did not understand what he was saying to them.
51 Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart.
52 And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.

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