Luke 2:39

“And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they had performed all things according to the Lawe of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their owne citie Nazareth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city of Nazareth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they had accomplished all things that were according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had done all the things which were ordered by the law of the Lord, they went back to Galilee, to Nazareth, the town where they were living.
- Basic English Bible

And when they had completed all things according to the law of [the] Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own city Nazareth.
- Darby Bible

And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.
- Webster's Bible

Then, as soon as they had accomplished all that the Law required, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth.
- Weymouth Bible

When they had accomplished all things that were according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city, Nazareth.
- World English Bible

And as thei hadden ful don alle thingis, aftir the lawe of the Lord, thei turneden ayen in to Galilee, in to her citee Nazareth.
- Wycliffe Bible

And when they finished all things, according to the Law of the Lord, they turned back to Galilee, to their city Nazareth;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:39


Lu 2:39 They returned into Galilee. Luke omits the stirring events that lie between the visit to the temple and the return to Nazareth, possibly because they are so fully given by Matthew. See Mt 2:1-23. Their own city Nazareth. The old home of Joseph and Mary, now to be the home of Jesus until he was thirty years of age; a mountain village in southern Galilee.

Discussion for Luke 2

  • BSP
    Jesus continued subject to his earthly parents as verse 51 mentions. Even though he was perfect, he obeyed his imperfect parents.
  • Lilian
    Jesus was also learning the words that comes from the Father at 12 yrs he was sharing the word's with Rabbai's . Jesus himself is the word of God he was given to us not to condemn but to fulfill the Scripture s . We must be Rejoice always as VICTORY HAS COME. I PRAISE YOU JESUS AND LOVE YOUR WORDS AND I WILL KEEP THEM UNTIL RAPTURE.AMEN
  • Lilian
    Jesus was given by God to us because of his love . John 3:16 for God so love the world that he gave his only begotten son Jesus Christ whoever believes in him shall not be perish but have everlasting life amen. What a faithful and loving God we serve. Jesus took our sins pain and worries on the cross he paid the price for us it is finish. Lets keep praising Jesus for everything he have done. Amen
  • Norm
    Luke 3:16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire: 17 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.
  • David L Canham
    Luke surely was a man of great knowledge because he know how the people would react to unusual events and that word would be spread very rapidly which would ignite the explosion necessary for God plan to be implemented.
  • Masha
    as a mother who tends to be talkative, I am challenged by MARY'S example in verses 19 and 51 of Luke 2:she stored these things in her heart and often pondered them. that i may be more meditative than talkative!
    Mary and Joseph fulfilled all the requirements of the law for baby Jesus; and He lived a life of obedience and submission to His earthly parents(51).JESUS was the personification of grace

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