Luke 1:21
Good News Translation
In the meantime the people were waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he was spending such a long time in the Temple.

Contemporary English Version
The crowd was waiting for Zechariah and kept wondering why he was staying in the temple so long.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the people were waiting for Zachary: and they wondered that he tarried so long in the temple.

New American Bible
Meanwhile the people were waiting for Zechariah and were amazed that he stayed so long in the sanctuary.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the people were waiting for Zachary: and they wondered that he tarried so long in the temple.

Numbers 6:23-27 Say to Aaron and his sons: Thus shall you bless the children of Israel, and you shall say to them: . . .

Context
Gabriel Foretells John's Birth
20And behold, thou shalt be dumb and shalt not be able to speak until the day wherein these things shall come to pass: because thou hast not believed my words, which shall be fulfilled in their time. 21And the people were waiting for Zachary: and they wondered that he tarried so long in the temple. 22And when he came out, he could not speak to them: and they understood that he had seen a vision in the temple. And he made signs to them and remained dumb.…
Cross References
Matthew 8:10
And Jesus hearing this, marvelled; and said to them that followed him. Amen I say to you, I have not found so great faith in Israel.

Matthew 27:5
And casting down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed and went and hanged himself with an halter.

Luke 1:20
And behold, thou shalt be dumb and shalt not be able to speak until the day wherein these things shall come to pass: because thou hast not believed my words, which shall be fulfilled in their time.

Luke 1:22
And when he came out, he could not speak to them: and they understood that he had seen a vision in the temple. And he made signs to them and remained dumb.

Additional Translations
Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he took so long in the temple.

And the people were expecting Zechariah, and they were wondering at his delaying in temple.

And the people waited for Zacharias, and marveled that he tarried so long in the temple.

And the people were waiting for Zacharias, and they marvelled while he tarried in the temple.

And the people were awaiting Zacharias, and they wondered at his delaying in the temple.

And the people were waiting for Zacharias, and they marveled while he tarried in the temple.

And the people waited for Zacharias, and marveled that he tarried so long in the temple.

Meanwhile the people were waiting for Zechariah, and were surprised that he stayed so long in the Sanctuary.

The people were waiting for Zacharias, and they marveled that he delayed in the temple.

And the people were waiting for Zacharias, and wondering at his tarrying in the sanctuary,
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