New American Standard Bible
And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
King James Bible
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus advanced in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and men.
World English Bible
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus was advancing in wisdom, and in stature, and in favour with God and men.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In favour with God - That is, in proportion to his advance in wisdom. This does not imply that he ever lacked the favor of God, but that God regarded him with favor in proportion as he showed an understanding and spirit like his own. Happy are those children who imitate the example of Jesus - who are obedient to parents who increase in wisdom - who are sober, temperate, and industrious, and who thus increase in favor with God and people.
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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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Now the boy Samuel was growing in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.
So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man.
The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.
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