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Luke 2:40


And the child grew and became strong, 1  filled with wisdom, 2  and the favor 3  of God 4  was upon him.


Jud 13:24; 1Sa 2:18,26; 1Sa 3:19; Ps 22:9; Ps 45:2; Isa 11:1-5; Isa 53:1,2; Lu 1:80; Lu 2:47,52; Lu 2:52; Joh 1:14; Ac 4:33; Eph 6:10; Col 2:2,3; 2Ti 2:1

NET © Notes

tc Most mss (A Θ Ψ Ë1,13 33 Ï) read πνεύματι (pneumati, “in spirit”) after “became strong,” but this looks like an assimilation to Luke 1:80. The better witnesses (א B D L N W pc lat co) lack the word.

sn With the description grew and became strong, filled with wisdom Luke emphasizes the humanity of Jesus and his growth toward maturity.

tn Or “grace.”

sn On the phrase the favor of God see Luke 1:66.

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