Luke 2:23
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English Standard Version
(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every male who first opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”)

King James Bible
(As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that openeth the womb shall 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),

Douay-Rheims Bible
As it is written in the law of the Lord: Every male opening the womb shall be called holy to the Lord:

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

Webster's Bible Translation
(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."

Luke 2:23 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The law of the Lord

The word law occurs in this chapter five times; oftener than in all the rest of this Gospel put together. Luke emphasizes the fact that Jesus" was made under the law" (Galatians 4:4), and accordingly elaborates the details of the fulfilment of the law by the parents of both John and Jesus.

Luke 2:23 Parallel Commentaries

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Exodus 13:2,12-15 Sanctify to me all the firstborn, whatever opens the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine...

Exodus 22:29 You shall not delay to offer the first of your ripe fruits, and of your liquors: the firstborn of your sons shall you give to me.

Exodus 34:19 All that opens the matrix is mine; and every firstling among your cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male.

Numbers 3:13 Because all the firstborn are mine...

Numbers 8:16,17 For they are wholly given to me from among the children of Israel; instead of such as open every womb...

Numbers 18:15 Every thing that opens the matrix in all flesh, which they bring to the LORD, whether it be of men or beasts, shall be yours...

Cross References
Exodus 13:2
"Consecrate to me all the firstborn. Whatever is the first to open the womb among the people of Israel, both of man and of beast, is mine."

Exodus 13:12
you shall set apart to the LORD all that first opens the womb. All the firstborn of your animals that are males shall be the LORD's.

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 consecrated for my own all the firstborn in Israel, both of man and of beast. They shall be mine: I am the LORD."

Numbers 8:17
For all the firstborn among the people of Israel are mine, both of man and of beast. On the day that I struck down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I consecrated them for myself,

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