20 And the shepherds returned glorifying and praising God, for all that they had heard and seen, as it was spoken unto them.
21 ¶ [a]And when the eight days were accomplished, that they should circumcise the child, his name was then called Jesus, which was named of the Angel, before he was conceived in the womb.
22 [b]And when the days of [c]her purification, after the Law of Moses, were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord,
Luke 2:21Christ the head of the Church, made subject to the Law, to deliver us from the curse of the Law, (as the Name of Jesus doth well declare) being circumcised, doth ratify and seal in his own flesh, the circumcision of the fathers.
Luke 2:22Christ, upon whom all our sins were laid, being offered to God, according to the Law, doth purify both Mary and us all in himself.
Luke 2:22This is meant, for the fulfilling of the Law: for otherwise the virgin was not defiled, nor unclean, by the birth of this child.
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