Parallel Bible results for Luke 2:22-38

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Luke 2:22-38

ESV 22 And when the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord NIV 22 When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord ESV 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, "Every male who first opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord") NIV 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male is to be consecrated to the Lord” ), ESV 24 and to offer a sacrifice according to what is said in the Law of the Lord, "a pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons." NIV 24 and to offer a sacrifice in keeping with what is said in the Law of the Lord: “a pair of doves or two young pigeons.” ESV 25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, 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 on him. ESV 26 And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death 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 Messiah. ESV 27 And he came in the Spirit into the temple, and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him according to the custom of the Law, 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, ESV 28 he took him up in his arms and blessed God and said, NIV 28 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying: ESV 29 "Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; NIV 29 “Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. ESV 30 for my eyes have seen your salvation NIV 30 For my eyes have seen your salvation, ESV 31 that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, NIV 31 which you have prepared in the sight of all nations: ESV 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 the glory of your people Israel.” ESV 33 And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him. NIV 33 The child’s father and mother marveled at what was said about him. ESV 34 And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, "Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that is opposed 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, ESV 35 (and a sword will pierce through your own soul also), so that thoughts from many hearts may be revealed." NIV 35 so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed. And a sword will pierce your own soul too.” ESV 36 And there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin, NIV 36 There was also a prophet, Anna, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, ESV 37 and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day. 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. ESV 38 And coming up at that very hour she began to give thanks to God and to speak of him to all who were waiting for 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.

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