In His Father’s House

41 Every year his parents traveled to Jerusalem for the Passover Festival.(A) 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up according to the custom of the festival.(B) 43 After those days were over,(C) as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but his parents[a] did not know it. 44 Assuming he was in the traveling party, they went a day’s journey. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. 45 When they did not find him, they returned to Jerusalem to search for him. 46 After three days, they found him in the temple sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

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Footnotes

  1. 2:43 Other mss read but Joseph and his mother

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