New Living Translation
There the child grew up healthy and strong. He was filled with wisdom, and God's favor was on him.
King James Bible
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
Darby Bible Translation
And the child grew and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom, and God's grace was upon him.
World English Bible
The child was growing, and was becoming strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.
Young's Literal Translation
and the child grew and was strengthened in spirit, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:40 And the child grew - In bodily strength and stature; and waxed strong in spirit - The powers of his human mind daily improved; filled with wisdom - By the light of the indwelling Spirit, which gradually opened itself in his soul; and the grace of God was upon him - That is, the peculiar favour of God rested upon him, even as man.
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"A light to lighten the Gentiles." --LUKE ii. 25-40. That was the wonder of wonders. Hitherto the light had been supposed to be for Israel alone; and now a heavenly splendour was to fall upon the Gentiles. Hitherto the light had been thought of as a lamp, illuming a single place; now it was to be a sun, shedding its glory upon a world. The "people that sat in darkness" are now to see "a great light." New regions are to be occupied; there is to be daybreak everywhere! "The Sun of Righteousness …
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1 Samuel 2:21
And the LORD gave Hannah three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, Samuel grew up in the presence of the LORD.
John grew up and became strong in spirit. And he lived in the wilderness until he began his public ministry to Israel.
Jesus grew in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and all the people.
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