Luke 2:37
Strong's Lexicon
and then
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[was] a widow
χήρα (chēra)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5503: Feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of chasma through the idea of deficiency; a widow, literally or figuratively.

[to the age of]
ἕως (heōs)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2193: A conjunction, preposition and adverb of continuance, until.

eighty-four
ὀγδοήκοντα (ogdoēkonta)
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3589: Eighty. From ogdoos; ten times eight.

τεσσάρων (tessarōn)
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 5064: Four. Or neuter tessara a plural number; four.

ἐτῶν (etōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2094: A year. Apparently a primary word; a year.

[She]
()
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

never left
ἀφίστατο (aphistato)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 868: From apo and histemi; to remove, i.e. instigate to revolt; usually to desist, desert, etc.

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

temple,
ἱεροῦ (hierou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2411: Neuter of hieros; a sacred place, i.e. The entire precincts of the Temple.

[but] worshiped
λατρεύουσα (latreuousa)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3000: To serve, especially God, perhaps simply: I worship. From latris; to minister, i.e. Render religious homage.

night
νύκτα (nykta)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3571: The night, night-time. A primary word; 'night'.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

day,
ἡμέραν (hēmeran)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2250: A day, the period from sunrise to sunset.

fasting
νηστείαις (nēsteiais)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3521: Fasting, the day of atonement. From nesteuo; abstinence; specially, the fast of the Day of Atonement.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

praying.
δεήσεσιν (deēsesin)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1162: Supplication, prayer, entreaty. From deomai; a petition.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
and was a widow for 84 years. She did not leave the temple complex, serving God night and day with fasting and prayers.

New American Standard Bible
and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.

King James Bible
And she [was] a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served [God] with fastings and prayers night and day.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying.

New Living Translation
Then she lived as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the Temple but stayed there day and night, worshiping God with fasting and prayer.

English Standard Version
and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.

New American Standard Bible
and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.

King James Bible
And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and was a widow for 84 years. She did not leave the temple complex, serving God night and day with fasting and prayers.

International Standard Version
and then as a widow for 84 years. She never left the Temple, but continued to worship there night and day with times of fasting and prayer.

NET Bible
She had lived as a widow since then for eighty-four years. She never left the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.

American Standard Version
and she had been a widow even unto fourscore and four years), who departed not from the temple, worshipping with fastings and supplications night and day.

English Revised Version
and she had been a widow even for fourscore and four years), which departed not from the temple, worshipping with fastings and supplications night and day.

Young's Literal Translation
and she is a widow of about eighty-four years, who did depart not from the temple, with fasts and supplications serving, night and day,






Cross References
Luke 5:33
And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but thine eat and drink?

Acts 13:3
And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.

Acts 14:23
And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

1 Timothy 5:5
Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 2:36
And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived with an husband seven years from her virginity;

Luke 2:35
(Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.

Luke 2:34
And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;

Luke 2:38
And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem.

Luke 2:39
And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.

Luke 2:40
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
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