New Living Translation
When Jesus was twelve years old, they attended the festival as usual.
King James Bible
And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he was twelve years old, and they went up to Jerusalem according to the custom of the feast
World English Bible
When he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem according to the custom of the feast,
Young's Literal Translation
and when he became twelve years old, they having gone up to Jerusalem, according to the custom of the feast,
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Every year Jesus' parents went to Jerusalem for the Passover festival.
After the celebration was over, they started home to Nazareth, but Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents didn't miss him at first,
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