Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace (favor and 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.

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 And when they had completed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own city Nazareth. 40 And the child grew and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom, and God's grace was upon him. 41 And his parents went yearly to Jerusalem at the feast of the passover.



Cross References

Luke 2:52

And Jesus advanced in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and men.

Luke 1:80

And the child grew and was strengthened in spirit; and he was in the deserts until the day of his shewing to Israel.

Judges 13:24

And the woman bore a son, and called his name Samson; and the boy grew, and the LORD blessed him.

1 Samuel 2:18

And Samuel ministered before Jehovah, a boy girded with a linen ephod.

1 Samuel 2:26

And the boy Samuel grew on, and was in favour both with Jehovah and also with men.

1 Samuel 3:19

And Samuel grew, and Jehovah was with him, and let none of his words fall to the ground.

Psalm 22:9

But thou art he that took me out of the womb; thou didst make me trust, upon my mother's breasts.

Psalm 45:2

Thou art fairer than the sons of men; grace is poured into thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.

Isaiah 11:1-5

And there shall come forth a shoot out of the stock of Jesse, and a branch out of his roots shall be fruitful;

Isaiah 53:1-2

Who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of Jehovah been revealed?

Luke 2:47

And all who heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us (and we have contemplated his glory, a glory as of an only-begotten with a father), full of grace and truth;

Acts 4:33

and with great power did the apostles give witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.

Ephesians 6:10

For the rest, brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the might of his strength.

Colossians 2:2-3

to the end that their hearts may be encouraged, being united together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the full knowledge of the mystery of God;

2 Timothy 2:1

Thou therefore, my child, be strong in the grace which is in Christ Jesus.

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