Anna: A Devout Widow
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Luke 2:36,37
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;
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The Presentation of Jesus, and the "Nunc Dimittis. " Ch. 2:21-40
... virginity, 37 and she had been a widow even unto ... in the prophetic utterances of the
saintly Simeon and Anna. ... To this devout soul it had been revealed that he ...
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On the Clause, and in one Lord Jesus Christ, with a Reading from ...
... all people [1216] . Anna also, the prophetess, a most devout widow, of
austere life, bears witness of Him. John the Baptist bears ...
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The Purification of Mary
... I never saw devout Israelites and their priests praying with ... There are several women
there, Mary Heli, Anna's eldest daughter ... From here this widow came to Anna. ...
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Circumcision, Temple Service, and Naming of Jesus.
... was righteous and devout [Right in outward and devout in his ... 10:26.] 36 And there
was one Anna [the same ... her virginity, 37 and she had been a widow even unto ...
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The Presentation in the Temple.
... Simeon: and this man was righteous and devout, looking for ... And there was one Anna,
a prophetess, the daughter of ... virginity, and she had been a widow even unto ...
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Letter cxxiii. To Ageruchia.
... a widow for forty years, reminds us of Anna the daughter ... I beseech you therefore,
my devout daughter in Christ, not ... that you now live in continence as a widow. ...
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Letter Lxxix. To Salvina.
... So "devout" was this latter and so enamoured of chastity ... whole matter is that, if
a young widow cannot or ... Judith renowned in Hebrew story and Anna the daughter ...
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Christ's Birth
... I also saw several devout women with the Blessed Virgin, assisting her in various
ways. ... An elderly man and Anna's maidservant, a widow who was ...
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Letter cxxx. (AD 412. )
... however, what is written concerning the other Anna, the widow ... Pray, therefore, as
a widow of Christ, not yet ... will be followed by your most devout daughter-in-law ...
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Ancestors of the Blessed virgin
... When Matthan died, his widow married as her second ... to myself, they are just like
Anna and Joachim. ... They were very pious, devout, charitable, simple, and upright ...
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