Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”),

King James Version

(As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)

Holman Bible

(just as it is written in the law of the Lord: Every firstborn male will be dedicated to the Lord)

International Standard Version

as it is written in the Law of the Lord, "Every firstborn son is to be designated as holy to the Lord."

A Conservative Version

(just as it is written in a law of Lord that every male that opens a womb will be called holy to the Lord),

American Standard Version

(as it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord),

Amplified

(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male that opens the womb shall be called holy [set apart and dedicated] to the Lord)”

An Understandable Version

(It is recorded in the law of the Lord [Ex. 13:2, 12] that every firstborn male child be considered holy [i.e., specially dedicated] to the Lord.)

Anderson New Testament

(as it is written in the law of the Lord: Every male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)

Bible in Basic English

(As it says in the law of the Lord, Every mother's first male child is to be holy to the Lord),

Common New Testament

(as it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every male who opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord"),

Daniel Mace New Testament

"every first born male-child shall be consecrated to the Lord."

Darby Translation

(as it is written in the law of the Lord: Every male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord),

Godbey New Testament

as it was written in the law of the Lord; That every male opening the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;

Goodspeed New Testament

in fulfilment of the requirement of the Law of the Lord, "Every first-born male shall be considered consecrated to the Lord,"

John Wesley New Testament

(As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that

Julia Smith Translation

(As has been written in the law of the Lord, That every male openingthe womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)

King James 2000

(As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)

Lexham Expanded Bible

(just as it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every male that opens the womb will be called holy to the Lord")

Modern King James verseion

(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, Every male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord)

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every man child that first openeth the matrix, shall be called holy to the Lord":

Moffatt New Testament

(as it is written in the law of the Lord: every male that opens the womb must be considered consecrated to the Lord)

Montgomery New Testament

as it is written in the law of Moses, Every firstborn male shall be called holy to the Lord.

NET Bible

(just as it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every firstborn male will be set apart to the Lord"),

New Heart English Bible

(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, "Every male who opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord"),

Noyes New Testament

as it is written in the law of the Lord: "Every firstborn male shall be called holy to the Lord,"

Sawyer New Testament

as it is written in the law of the Lord that every male which is a first born shall be called holy to the Lord,

The Emphasized Bible

according as it is written in the law of the Lord - Every male that is a firstborn, Holy unto the Lord, shall be called,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

as it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male child, that openeth the womb, shall be called holy to the Lord;

Twentieth Century New Testament

In compliance with the Law of the Lord that 'every first-born male shall be dedicated to the Lord,'

Webster

(As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that is the first born of his mother shall be called holy to the Lord)

Weymouth New Testament

as it is written in the Law of the Lord: "Every first-born male shall be called holy to the Lord."

Williams New Testament

"Every first born male shall be counted consecrated to the Lord,"

World English Bible

(as it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every male who opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord"),

Worrell New Testament

(as it has been written in the law of the Lord??Every male opening the womb shall be called holy to the Lord"");

Worsley New Testament

(as it is written in the law of the Lord, That every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord:) and to offer a sacrifice,

Youngs Literal Translation

as it hath been written in the Law of the Lord, -- 'Every male opening a womb shall be called holy to the Lord,'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἄῤῥην αρσην 
Arrhen 
Usage: 7

διανοίγω 
Dianoigo 
Usage: 8

the womb
μήτρα 
metra 
Usage: 2

καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 2:23

References

Morish

Context Readings

The Circumcision And Presentation Of Jesus

22 And when the days for their purification according to the law of Moses were completed, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”), 24 and to offer a sacrifice according to what was said in the Law of the Lord, “A pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons.”



Cross References

Exodus 13:2

Sanctify to Me every firstborn, the first offspring of every womb among the sons of Israel, both of man and beast; it belongs to Me.”

Numbers 3:13

For all the firstborn are Mine; on the day that I struck down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I sanctified to Myself all the firstborn in Israel, from man to beast. They shall be Mine; I am the Lord.”

Exodus 22:29

You shall not delay the offering from your harvest and your vintage. The firstborn of your sons you shall give to Me.

Exodus 34:19

The first offspring from every womb belongs to Me, and all your male livestock, the first offspring from cattle and sheep.

Numbers 8:16-17

for they are wholly given to Me from among the sons of Israel. I have taken them for Myself instead of every first issue of the womb, the firstborn of all the sons of Israel.

Numbers 18:15

Every first issue of the womb of all flesh, whether man or animal, which they offer to the Lord, shall be yours; nevertheless the firstborn of man you shall surely redeem, and the firstborn of unclean animals you shall redeem.

Exodus 13:12-15

you shall devote to the Lord the first offspring of every womb, and the first offspring of every beast that you own; the males belong to the Lord.

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