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Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. LK 2:41 And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after [according to] the custom of the feast. LK 2:42 And when they had fulfilled [finished WU] the days [of the feast WU], as they returned, the child Jesus tarried [stayed] behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not of it. LK 2:43 But they, supposing him to have been in the [their WU] company, went a day's journey; and [then WU] they sought him among their kinsfolk [relatives] and acquaintance[s]. LK 2:44 And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him. LK 2:45

And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors [teachers], both hearing them, and asking them questions. LK 2:46 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. LK 2:47 And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with [treated] us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing [anxiously]. LK 2:48 And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist [know WU] ye not that I must be about my Father's business [in my Father's house WU]? LK 2:49 And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them. LK 2:50

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth
, and was subject [obedient WU] unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings [things WU] in her heart. LK 2:51 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. LK 2:52

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