36 And there was a (A)prophetess, [a]Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of (B)the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in [b]years (C)and had lived with her husband for seven years after her [c]marriage, 37 and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She did not leave the temple grounds, serving night and day with (D)fasts and prayers. 38 And at that very [d]moment she came up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak about Him to all those who were (E)looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem.

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  1. Luke 2:36 Or Hannah
  2. Luke 2:36 Lit days
  3. Luke 2:36 Lit virginity
  4. Luke 2:38 Lit hour

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