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Luke 2:42

    Luke 2:42 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when he was twelve years old, they went up after the custom of the feast;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when he was twelve years old, they went up, as their way was, to the feast;

    Webster's Revision

    And when he was twelve years old, they went up after the custom of the feast;

    World English Bible

    When he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem according to the custom of the feast,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when he was twelve years old, they went up after the custom of the feast;

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 2:42

    Twelve years old - All males among the Hebrews were required to appear three times a year before God, to attend on the ordinances of religion in the temple, and it is probable that this was the age at which they first went up to Jerusalem, Exodus 23:14-17; Deuteronomy 16:16.

    To Jerusalem - Where the feasts of the Jews were all held. This was a journey from Nazareth of about 70 miles.

    After the custom of the feast - According to the usual manner of the feast.