Luke 2:36-38

Jesus Presented at the Temple

36 And there was p a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin, 37 and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. 1 She did not depart from the temple, q worshiping with r fasting and prayer night and day. 38 And coming up at that very hour she began to give thanks to God and to speak of him to all who were s waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem.

  1. Cross References
    Exodus 15:20
    Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing.
  2. Cross References
    1 Timothy 5:5
    She who is truly a widow, left all alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.
  3. Cross References
    Luke 5:33
    And they said to him, "The disciples of John fa...
    Matthew 6:16 - 18
    And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the ...
    Acts 13:2
    While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting...
    Acts 14:23
    And when they had appointed elders for them in ...
    2 Corinthians 6:5
    Beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleeple...
    2 Corinthians 11:27
    In toil and hardship, through many a sleepless ...
  4. Cross References
    Luke 2:25
    Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
    Luke 1:68
    Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people
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