New International Version
Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child.
King James Bible
And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called.
Darby Bible Translation
And they made signs to his father as to what he might wish it to be called.
World English Bible
They made signs to his father, what he would have him called.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were making signs to his father, what he would wish him to be called,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They made signs to his father - Who, it appears from this, was deaf as well as dumb; otherwise they might have asked him, and obtained his answer in this way.
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When he came out, he could not speak to them. They realized he had seen a vision in the temple, for he kept making signs to them but remained unable to speak.
They said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who has that name."
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