Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

After three days, they found Him in the temple complex sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

New American Standard Bible

Then, after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.

King James Version

And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.

International Standard Version

Three days later, they found him in the Temple sitting among the teachers, listening to them, and posing questions to them.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them, and questioning them.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them, and asking them questions:

Amplified

After three days they found Him [came upon Him] in the [court of the] temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

An Understandable Version

And it happened after three days that they found Him in the Temple, sitting in the middle of the [Jewish] teachers, listening to them and asking questions.

Anderson New Testament

And it came to pass, after three days, that they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them, and asking them questions.

Bible in Basic English

And after three days they came across him in the Temple, seated among the wise men, giving ear to their words and putting questions to them.

Common New Testament

After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

Daniel Mace New Testament

three days after they found him in the temple, sitting near the doctors, attending to them and asking them questions.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass, after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers and hearing them and asking them questions.

Godbey New Testament

And it came to pass, after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them and asking them questions.

Goodspeed New Testament

And on the third day they found him in the Temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions,

John Wesley New Testament

And after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them and asking them questions.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them and asking them questions.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was after three days they found him in the temple, sitting, in the midst of teachers, and bearing them, and inquiring of them.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened that after three days they found him in the temple [courts], sitting in the midst of the teachers and listening to them and asking them [questions].

Modern King James verseion

And it happened that after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them and questioning them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it fortuned, after three days, that they found him in the temple sitting in the midst of the doctors: both hearing them, and posing them.

Moffatt New Testament

Three days later they found him in the temple, seated among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions,

Montgomery New Testament

On the third day they found him sitting in the Temple, among the Rabbis, both listening to them and asking questions.

NET Bible

After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

New Heart English Bible

It happened after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them, and asking them questions.

Noyes New Testament

And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.

Sawyer New Testament

And after three days they found him sitting in the temple in the midst of the teachers, both hearing and questioning them.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, that, after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting amidst the teachers, - both hearkening unto them, and questioning them.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And it came to pass after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them and asking them questions.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It was not till the third day that they found him in the Temple Courts, sitting among the Teachers, now listening to them, now asking them questions.

Webster

And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.

Weymouth New Testament

On the third day they found Him in the Temple sitting among the Rabbis, both listening to them and asking them questions,

Williams New Testament

And after three days they finally found Him in the temple sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

World English Bible

It happened after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them, and asking them questions.

Worsley New Testament

and after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, attending to them and asking them questions.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it came to pass, after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them and questioning them,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

it came to pass
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

him

Usage: 0

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

the temple
ἱερόν 
Hieron 
Usage: 64

καθέζομαι 
Kathezomai 
sit
Usage: 5

the midst
μέσος 
mesos 
Usage: 48

of the doctors
διδάσκαλος 
Didaskalos 
Usage: 48


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

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

and

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

ἐπερωτάω 
Eperotao 
Usage: 55

References

Images Luke 2:46

Context Readings

Jesus In The Temple At Twelve Years Old

45 When they did not find Him, they returned to Jerusalem to search for Him. 46 After three days, they found Him in the temple complex sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. 47 And all those who heard Him were astounded at His understanding and His answers.


Cross References

Luke 5:17

On one of those days while He was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea, and also from Jerusalem. And the Lord’s power to heal was in Him.

1 Kings 12:5

Rehoboam replied, “Go home for three days and then return to me.” So the people left.

1 Kings 12:12

So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day, as the king had ordered: “Return to me on the third day.”

Isaiah 49:1-2

Coastlands, listen to me;
distant peoples, pay attention.
The Lord called me before I was born.
He named me while I was in my mother’s womb.

Isaiah 50:4

The Lord God has given Me
the tongue of those who are instructed
to know how to sustain the weary with a word.
He awakens Me each morning;
He awakens My ear to listen like those being instructed.

Matthew 12:40

For as Jonah was in the belly of the huge fish three days and three nights, so the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.

Matthew 16:21

From then on Jesus began to point out to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders, chief priests, and scribes, be killed, and be raised the third day.

Matthew 27:63-64

and said, “Sir, we remember that while this deceiver was still alive He said, ‘After three days I will rise again.’

Luke 2:44-45

Assuming He was in the traveling party, they went a day’s journey. Then they began looking for Him among their relatives and friends.

Acts 5:34

A Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law who was respected by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered the men to be taken outside for a little while.

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