SEARCH THE BIBLE

FIND A BIBLE VERSE

Chapter:
Verse:
 
 

Luke 2:49

Viewing the King James Version. Click to switch to 1611 King James Version of Luke 2:49.


And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

Bible Verses like Luke 2:49

Share This Verse:   Facebook icon   Twitter icon   Google icon

 

<< Read previous verse: Luke 2:48

<< Read the whole chapter of Luke 2

<< Read the entire book of Luke


 

Other Translations of Luke 2:49

And he said vnto them, How is it that ye sought me? Wist yee not that I must bee about my fathers businesse?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He said to them, "Why is it that you were looking for Me? Did you not know that I had to be in My Father's {house?}"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? knew ye not that I must be in my Father's house?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, Why were you looking for me? was it not clear to you that my right place was in my Father's house?
- Basic English Bible

And he said to them, Why [is it] that ye have sought me? did ye not know that I ought to be [occupied] in my Father's business?
- Darby Bible

And he said to them, How is it that ye sought me? knew ye not that I must be about my Father's business?
- Webster's Bible

Why is it that you have been searching for me? He replied; "did you not know that it is my duty to be engaged upon my Father's business?"
- Weymouth Bible

He said to them, "Why were you looking for me? Didn't you know that I must be in my Father's house?"
- World English Bible

And he seide to hem, What is it that ye souyten me? wisten ye not that in tho thingis that ben of my fadir, it behoueth me to be?
- Wycliffe Bible

And he said unto them, `Why [is it] that ye were seeking me? did ye not know that in the things of my Father it behoveth me to be?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Luke 2:49

2:49 Why sought ye me? - He does not blame them for losing, but for thinking it needful to seek him: and intimates, that he could not be lost, nor found any where, but doing the will of a higher parent.

 

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:49

Lu 2:49 How is it that ye sought me? Did ye not know that I must be in my Father's house? That is, in the temple, where they did find him. They ought to have come there at once. These words are the first in which he reveals his consciousness of his supernatural birth.

 


What Do You Think of Luke 2:49?

Share your own thoughts or commentary here...

Name


Email (Will remain hidden & anonymous)


Comment: