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"Now, Lord, you have kept your promise, and you may let your servant go in peace.
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Now thou dost dismiss thy servant, O Lord, according to thy word in peace:
Genesis 15:15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace, and be buried in a good old age.
Genesis 46:30 And the father said to Joseph: Now shall I die with joy, because I have seen thy face, and leave thee alive.
Psalm 37:37 Keep innocence, and behold justice: for there are remnants for the peaceable man.
Isaiah 57:1,2 The just perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart, and men of mercy are taken away, because there is none that understandeth; for the just man is taken away from before the face of evil. . . .
Philippians 1:23 But I am straitened between two: having a desire to be dissolved and to be with Christ, a thing by far the better.
Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven, saying to me: Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. From henceforth now, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours. For their works follow them.
Luke 2:26 And he had received an answer from the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death before he had seen the Christ of the Lord.
ContextThe Prophecy of Simeon
…28He also took him into his arms and blessed God and said 29Now thou dost dismiss thy servant, O Lord, according to thy word in peace: 30Because my eyes have seen thy salvation,…
And he had received an answer from the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death before he had seen the Christ of the Lord.
He also took him into his arms and blessed God and said
And they cried with a loud voice, saying: How long, O Lord (Holy and True), dost thou not judge and revenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
Additional Translations“Sovereign Lord, as You have promised, You now dismiss Your servant in peace.
"Now Lord, You dismiss Your servant in peace, according to Your word.
Lord, now let you your servant depart in peace, according to your word:
Now lettest thou thy servant depart, Lord, According to thy word, in peace;
Lord, now thou lettest thy bondman go, according to thy word, in peace;
Now lettest thou thy servant depart, O Lord, According to thy word, in peace;
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
"Now, O Sovereign Lord, Thou dost send Thy servant away in peace, in fulfilment of Thy word,
"Now you are releasing your servant, Master, according to your word, in peace;
'Now Thou dost send away Thy servant, Lord, according to Thy word, in peace,
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