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Luke 2:24

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And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Luke 2:24

And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the Law of the Lord, a paire of turtle doues, or two yong pigeons.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and to offer a sacrifice according to what was said in the Law of the Lord, "A PAIR OF TURTLEDOVES OR TWO YOUNG PIGEONS."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to make an offering, as it is ordered in the law of the Lord, of two doves or other young birds.
- Basic English Bible

and to offer a sacrifice according to what is said in the law of [the] Lord: A pair of turtle doves, or two young pigeons.
- Darby Bible

And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtle-doves, or two young pigeons.
- Webster's Bible

And they also offered a sacrifice as commanded in the Law of the Lord, "a pair of turtle doves or two young pigeons."
- Weymouth Bible

and to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, "A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons."
- World English Bible

aftir that it is seid in the lawe of the Lord, A peire of turturis, or twei culuer briddis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and to give a sacrifice, according to that said in the Law of the Lord, `A pair of turtle-doves, or two young pigeons.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Luke 2:24

2:24 A pair of turtle doves, or two young pigeons - This offering sufficed for the poor. #Lev 12:8|.

 

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:24

Lu 2:24 To offer a sacrifice. The law required a lamb for a burnt offering and a pigeon or turtle-dove for a sin offering, but in the case of the poor one of these birds might be substituted for the lamb, "and the priest shall made atonement for her and she shall be clean" (Le 12:6-8). The fact that Joseph and Mary brought a pair of birds instead of a lamb shows that they were very poor. The gifts of the wise men were after this.

 

Comments for Luke 2:24

Nkosinathi Ngulube's comment on 2014-06-18 22:08:33:

Jesus, being the sacrificial lamb, had to have the sacrificial lamb substituted for either two turtle doves or two pigeons for this reason.In His instance it was not imperative for the lamb of sacrifice to be offered twice, first at birth and secondly at death but ideal only at death as the burnt offering Himself.This was the set up that God did

 


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