Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.

King James Version

And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.

Holman Bible

The boy grew up and became strong, filled with wisdom, and God’s grace was on Him.

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, the child continued to grow and to become strong. He was filled with wisdom, and God's favor rested upon him.

A Conservative Version

And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom. And the grace of God was upon it.

American Standard Version

And the child grew, and waxed strong, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.

Amplified

And the Child continued to grow and become strong [in spirit], filled with wisdom; and the grace (favor, spiritual blessing) of God was upon Him.

An Understandable Version

And the child [i.e., Jesus] grew and became strong. He was filled with wisdom and God's favor was upon Him.

Anderson New Testament

And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him.

Bible in Basic English

And the child became tall and strong and full of wisdom, and the grace of God was on him.

Common New Testament

And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the child grew in stature and in all the improvements of the mind; he was stor'd with wisdom, and was the object of divine favour.

Darby Translation

And the child grew and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom, and God's grace was upon him.

Godbey New Testament

And the child continued to grow and waxed strong in spirit, being full of wisdom; and the grace of God was on Him.

Goodspeed New Testament

And the child grew up and became strong and thoughtful, with God's blessing resting on him.

John Wesley New Testament

And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the child grew and was comforted of the Spirit, filled with wisdom and the grace of God was upon him.

Julia Smith Translation

And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit, being filled with wisdom : and the grace of God was upon him.

King James 2000

And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the child was growing and becoming strong, filled with wisdom, and the favor of God was upon him.

Modern King James verseion

And the Child grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom. And the grace of God was on Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the child grew and waxed strong in spirit, and was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was with him.

Moffatt New Testament

And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the favour of God was on him.

Montgomery New Testament

And the child grew and became strong, becoming full of wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.

NET Bible

And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom, and the favor of God was upon him.

New Heart English Bible

The child was growing, and was becoming strong, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.

Noyes New Testament

And the child grew, and waxed strong, being filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him.

Sawyer New Testament

And the little child grew, and became strong, being filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon it.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the child, went on growing, and waxing strong, becoming filled with wisdom; and, the favour of God, was upon it.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the child grew, and became endued with great powers of spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The child grew and became strong and wise, and the blessing of God was upon him.

Webster

And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.

Weymouth New Testament

And the child grew and became strong and full of wisdom, and the favour of God rested upon Him.

Williams New Testament

And the child continued to grow and gain in strength; He continued to increase in wisdom, and the spiritual blessing of God was on Him.

World English Bible

The child was growing, and was becoming strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.

Worsley New Testament

And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the child grew and was strengthened in spirit, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the child
παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

αὐξάνω 
Auxano 
Usage: 17

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

κραταιόω 
Krataioo 
Usage: 4

in spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

with wisdom
σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 2:40

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Family's Return To Nazareth

39 When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city of Nazareth. 40 The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him. 41 Now His parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover.



Cross References

Luke 2:52

And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.

Luke 1:80

And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Judges 13:24

Then the woman gave birth to a son and named him Samson; and the child grew up and the LORD blessed him.

1 Samuel 2:18

Now Samuel was ministering before the LORD, as a boy wearing a linen ephod.

1 Samuel 2:26

Now the boy Samuel was growing in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.

1 Samuel 3:19

Thus Samuel grew and the LORD was with him and let none of his words fail.

Psalm 22:9

Yet You are He who brought me forth from the womb; You made me trust when upon my mother's breasts.

Psalm 45:2

You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips; Therefore God has blessed You forever.

Isaiah 11:1-5

Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse, And a branch from his roots will bear fruit.

Isaiah 53:1-2

Who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?

Luke 2:47

And all who heard Him were amazed at His understanding and His answers.

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Acts 4:33

And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,

2 Timothy 2:1

You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.



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