Luke 2:51
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English Standard Version
And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.

King James Bible
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

American Standard Version
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth; and he was subject unto them: and his mother kept all these'sayings in her heart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them. And his mother kept all these words in her heart.

English Revised Version
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth; and he was subject unto them: and his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

Weymouth New Testament
Then He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was always obedient to them; but His mother carefully treasured up all these incidents in her memory.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Was subject (ἦν ὑποτασσόμενος)

The participle and finite verb, denoting habitual, continuous subjection. "Even before, he had been subject to them; but this is mentioned now, when it might seem that he could by this time have exempted himself. Not even to the angels fell such an honor as to the parents of Jesus" (Bengel). Compare Hebrews 1:4-8.

Kept (διετήρει)

Only here and Acts 15:29. The preposition διά, through, indicates close, faithful, persistent keeping, through all the circumstances which might have weakened the impression of the events. Compare Genesis 37:11.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

came.

Luke 2:39 And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.

and was.

Matthew 3:15 And Jesus answering said to him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becomes us to fulfill all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

Mark 6:3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon?...

Ephesians 5:21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Ephesians 6:1,2 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right...

1 Peter 2:21 For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow his steps:

kept.

Luke 2:19 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.

Genesis 37:11 And his brothers envied him; but his father observed the saying.

Daniel 7:28 Till now is the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance changed in me...

Cross References
Genesis 37:11
And his brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying in mind.

Psalm 119:11
I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Daniel 7:28
"Here is the end of the matter. As for me, Daniel, my thoughts greatly alarmed me, and my color changed, but I kept the matter in my heart."

Matthew 12:46
While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him.

Mark 1:9
In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

Luke 2:19
But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.

Luke 2:39
And when they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth.

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