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Luke 2:37

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And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Luke 2:37

And she was a widow of about fourescore and foure yeeres, which departed not from the Temple, but serued God with fastings and prayers night and day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and she had been a widow even unto fourscore and four years), who departed not from the temple, worshipping with fastings and supplications night and day.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She had been a widow for eighty-four years); she was in the Temple at all times, worshipping with prayers and going without food, night and day.
- Basic English Bible

and herself a widow up to eighty-four years; who did not depart from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers;
- Darby Bible

And she was a widow of about eighty four years, who departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.
- Webster's Bible

and then being a widow of eighty-four years. She was never absent from the Temple, but worshipped, by day and by night, with fasting and prayer.
- Weymouth Bible

and she had been a widow for about eighty-four years), who didn't depart from the temple, worshipping with fastings and petitions night and day.
- World English Bible

And this was a widewe to foure scoor yeer and foure; and sche departide not fro the temple, but seruyde to God nyyt and dai in fastyngis and preieris.
- Wycliffe Bible

and she [is] a widow of about eighty-four years, who did depart not from the temple, with fasts and supplications serving, night and day,
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Luke 2:37

2:37 Fourscore and four years - These were the years of her life, not her widowhood only. Who departed not from the temple - Who attended there at all the stated hours of prayer. But served God with fastings and prayers - Even at that age. Night and day - That is, spending therein a considerable part of the night, as well as of the day.

 

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:37

Lu 2:37 A widow for fourscore and four years. She had passed seven years with a husband when young and then remained a widow until, at this time, she was eighty-four years old, devoting herself to a religious life. Departed not from the temple. Probably assigned, on account of her saintly character, a chamber in the temple.

 

Comments for Luke 2:37

Kadia's comment on 2013-01-15 07:47:03:

This is a woman of strong faith.

 


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