New International Version
Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying:
King James Bible
Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,
Darby Bible Translation
*he* received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
World English Bible
then he received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
Young's Literal Translation
then he took him in his arms, and blessed God, and he said,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then took he him up in his arms - What must the holy soul of this man have felt in this moment! O inestimable privilege! And yet ours need not be inferior: If a man love me, says Christ, he will keep my word; and I and the Father will come in unto him, and make our abode with him. And indeed even Christ in the arms could not avail a man, if he were not formed in his heart.
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LibraryDecember 25. "I Bring You Glad Tidings" (Luke ii. 10).
"I bring you glad tidings" (Luke ii. 10). A Christmas spirit should be a spirit of humanity. Beside that beautiful object lesson on the Manger, the Cradle, and the lowly little child, what Christian heart can ever wish to be proud? It is a spirit of joy. It is right that these should be glad tidings, for, "Behold, I bring you glad tidings of great joy which shall be to all people." It is a spirit of love. It should be the joy that comes from giving joy to others. The central fact of Christmas is …
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Christ About his Father's Business
They were glad to hear the report and praised God. And they talked no more about going to war against them to devastate the country where the Reubenites and the Gadites lived.
Moved by the Spirit, he went into the temple courts. When the parents brought in the child Jesus to do for him what the custom of the Law required,
"Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace.
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