The Circumcision and Presentation of Jesus

21 When the eight days were completed for His circumcision,(A) He was named Jesus(B)—the name given by the angel before He was conceived.[a] 22 And when the days of their purification according to the law of Moses were finished,(C) they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord 23 (just as it is written in the law of the Lord: Every firstborn male[b] will be dedicated[c] to the Lord(D)[d]) 24 and to offer a sacrifice (according to what is stated in the law of the Lord: a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons(E)[e]).

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  1. Luke 2:21 Or conceived in the womb
  2. Luke 2:23 Lit “Every male that opens a womb
  3. Luke 2:23 Lit be called holy
  4. Luke 2:23 Ex 13:2,12
  5. Luke 2:24 Lv 5:11; 12:8