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29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in _ peace, according to thy word:
30 For mine eyes have seen thy Salvation,
81 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;
32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the giory
ofthy people Israel. 38 And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken othim.
34 And Simeon blessed them, and Said unto Mary his mother, Behold this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall .ே spoken against;
35 (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own sou also) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.
36 And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived with an husband seven years from her virginity; 37 And she pas a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day. 38 And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise into the Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem. 39 And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.
40 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover.
42 And when he wastwelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.
43 And when they had fulfiled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not fit.
44 But they, supposing him to have been in the company, wehta day's journey ; and they sought him among their kinsfolk andacquaintance.
45 And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him.
46 And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst . of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.
47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. .
48 And when they Saw him, they were amazed : and his mother Said into him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
49. And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wistye not that l must be about my Father's business?
50 And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them. _ 51 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, andwassubjectunto them:but his mother kept all these Sayingsin her heart.
52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
l The preaching and baptism of Joh: 15 hist:timory of Christ. 20 Herod imprisoneth Join.