2:52 And Jesus increased 5 in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with God and with people.
1 tc Most
2 sn With the description grew and became strong, filled with wisdom Luke emphasizes the humanity of Jesus and his growth toward maturity.
3 tn Or “grace.”
4 sn On the phrase the favor of God see Luke 1:66.
5 tn Or “kept increasing.” The imperfect tense suggests something of a progressive force to the verb.