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Luke 2:24


and to offer a sacrifice according to what is specified in the law of the Lord, a pair of doves 1  or two young pigeons. 2 


Le 12:2,6-8; 2Co 8:9

NET © Notes

sn The offering of a pair of doves or two young pigeons, instead of a lamb, speaks of the humble roots of Jesus’ family – they apparently could not afford the expense of a lamb.

sn A quotation from Lev 12:8; 5:11 (LXX).

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