New American Standard Bible
"Now Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in peace, According to Your word;
King James Bible
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
Darby Bible Translation
Lord, now thou lettest thy bondman go, according to thy word, in peace;
World English Bible
"Now you are releasing your servant, Master, according to your word, in peace;
Young's Literal Translation
'Now Thou dost send away Thy servant, Lord, according to Thy word, in peace,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Now lettest - Now thou "dost" let or permit. This word is in the indicative mood, and signifies that God was permitting him to die in peace, by having relieved his anxieties, allayed his fears, fulfilled the promises, and having by the appearing of the Messiah, removed every reason why he should live any longer, and every wish to live.
Depart - Die.
According to thy word - Thy promise made by revelation. God never disappoints. To many it might have appeared improbable, when such a promise was made to an old man, that it should be fulfilled. But God fulfils all his word, keeps all his promises, and never disappoints those who trust in him.
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'And He said unto them, How is it that ye sought Me! wist ye not that I must be about My Father's business?' --LUKE ii. 49. A number of spurious gospels have come down to us, which are full of stories, most of them absurd and some of them worse, about the infancy of Jesus Christ. Their puerilities bring out more distinctly the simplicity, the nobleness, the worthiness of this one solitary incident of His early days, which has been preserved for us. How has it been preserved? If you will look over …
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And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
then he took Him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, "How long, O Lord, holy and true, will You refrain from judging and avenging our blood on those who dwell on the earth?"
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