Luke 2:33
New International Version
The child's father and mother marveled at what was said about him.

New Living Translation
Jesus’ parents were amazed at what was being said about him.

English Standard Version
And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him.

Berean Study Bible
The Child’s father and mother were amazed at what was spoken about Him.

Berean Literal Bible
And His father and mother were marveling at the things having been spoken concerning Him.

New American Standard Bible
And His father and mother were amazed at the things which were being said about Him.

New King James Version
And Joseph and His mother marveled at those things which were spoken of Him.

King James Bible
And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him.

Christian Standard Bible
His father and mother were amazed at what was being said about him.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus' parents were surprised at what Simeon had said.

Good News Translation
The child's father and mother were amazed at the things Simeon said about him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His father and mother were amazed at what was being said about Him.

International Standard Version
Jesus' father and mother kept wondering at the things being said about him.

NET Bible
So the child's father and mother were amazed at what was said about him.

New Heart English Bible
And his father and his mother were marveling at the things which were spoken concerning him,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But Yoseph and his mother were marveling at those things which were spoken about him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus' father and mother were amazed at what was said about him.

New American Standard 1977
And His father and mother were amazed at the things which were being said about Him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him.

King James 2000 Bible
And Joseph and his mother marveled at those things which were spoken of him.

American King James Version
And Joseph and his mother marveled at those things which were spoken of him.

American Standard Version
And his father and his mother were marvelling at the things which were spoken concerning him;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his father and mother were wondering at those things which were spoken concerning him.

Darby Bible Translation
And his father and mother wondered at the things which were said concerning him.

English Revised Version
And his father and his mother were marveling at the things which were spoken concerning him;

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joseph and his mother marveled at those things which were spoken concerning him.

Weymouth New Testament
And while the child's father and mother were wondering at the words of Symeon concerning Him,

World English Bible
Joseph and his mother were marveling at the things which were spoken concerning him,

Young's Literal Translation
And Joseph and his mother were wondering at the things spoken concerning him,
Study Bible
The Prophecy of Simeon
32a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to Your people Israel.” 33The Child’s father and mother were amazed at what was spoken about Him. 34Then Simeon blessed them and said to His mother Mary: “Behold, this Child is appointed to cause the rise and fall of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against,…
Cross References
Matthew 8:10
When Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those following Him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.

Matthew 12:46
While Jesus was still speaking to the crowds, His mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to Him.

Luke 9:43
And they were all astonished at the greatness of God. While everyone was marveling at all that Jesus was doing, He said to His disciples,

Luke 20:26
And they were unable to trap Him in His words before the people; and amazed at His answer, they fell silent.

Treasury of Scripture

And Joseph and his mother marveled at those things which were spoken of him.

Luke 2:48
And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.

Luke 1:65,66
And fear came on all that dwelt round about them: and all these sayings were noised abroad throughout all the hill country of Judaea…

Isaiah 8:18
Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.







Lexicon
[The Child’s]
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

father
πατὴρ (patēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

mother
μήτηρ (mētēr)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3384: A mother. Apparently a primary word; a 'mother'.

were
ἦν (ēn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

amazed
θαυμάζοντες (thaumazontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2296: (a) intrans: I wonder, marvel, (b) trans: I wonder at, admire. From thauma; to wonder; by implication, to admire.

at
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

what
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

was spoken
λαλουμένοις (laloumenois)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

about
περὶ (peri)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4012: From the base of peran; properly, through, i.e. Around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time.

Him.
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.
(33) And Joseph and his mother.--The better MSS. give, His father and his mother. The present reading has apparently been substituted for this through feelings of reverence, but it has quite sufficient authority in Luke 2:27; Luke 2:48.

Verse 33. - And Joseph and his mother marvelled. It was not so much that Simeon foretold new things respecting the Child Jesus that they marvelled; their surprise was rather that a stranger, evidently of position and learning, should possess so deep an insight into the lofty destinies of an unknown Infant, brought by evidently poor parents into the temple court. Was their secret then known to others whom they suspected not? 2:25-35 The same Spirit that provided for the support of Simeon's hope, provided for his joy. Those who would see Christ must go to his temple. Here is a confession of his faith, that this Child in his arms was the Saviour, the salvation itself, the salvation of God's appointing. He bids farewell to this world. How poor does this world look to one that has Christ in his arms, and salvation in his view! See here, how comfortable is the death of a good man; he departs in peace with God, peace with his own conscience, in peace with death. Those that have welcomed Christ, may welcome death. Joseph and Mary marvelled at the things which were spoken of this Child. Simeon shows them likewise, what reason they had to rejoice with trembling. And Jesus, his doctrine, and people, are still spoken against; his truth and holiness are still denied and blasphemed; his preached word is still the touchstone of men's characters. The secret good affections in the minds of some, will be revealed by their embracing Christ; the secret corruptions of others will be revealed by their enmity to Christ. Men will be judged by the thoughts of their hearts concerning Christ. He shall be a suffering Jesus; his mother shall suffer with him, because of the nearness of her relation and affection.
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