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Anna Bears Witness to the Redeemer

36 Now there was one, Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of (A)Asher. She was of a great age, and had lived with a husband seven years from her virginity; 37 and this woman was a widow [a]of about eighty-four years, who did not depart from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers (B)night and day. 38 And coming in that instant she gave thanks to [b]the Lord, and spoke of Him to all those who (C)looked for redemption in Jerusalem.

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  1. Luke 2:37 NU until she was eighty-four
  2. Luke 2:38 NU God