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

  • 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
  • KDC
    The shepherds got a fantastic piece of news!!! I believe that after seeing the Christ, in their excitement, must have noised it abroad right there in Bethlehem. But guess what??? The peiple Having ears they listened but didn't really hear.....scriptural...
  • Ron Jefferson
    I love Luke chapter 2 it tells of birth of Jesus Christ how he was born, life and salvation. Jesus was born in manager. He grew up learning about God at age 12 he minster to men. It was professed he was salvation. Jesus was born so we may have
    Eternal life.
  • Macieso
    I love kjv of the Bible and Luke chp 2 i s one of the greatest chp in the Bible and love it.

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