New American Standard Bible
When the days of his priestly service were ended, he went back home.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, that, as soon as the days of his ministration were accomplished, he departed to his own house.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when the days of his service were completed, he departed to his house.
World English Bible
It happened, when the days of his service were fulfilled, he departed to his house.
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass, when the days of his service were fulfilled, he went away to his house,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As soon as the days of his ministration ... - As soon as he had fulfilled the duties of the week. It might have been supposed that the extraordinary occurrence in the temple, together with his own calamity, would have induced him at once to leave this place and return home; but his duty was in the temple. His piety prompted him to remain there in the service of God. He was not unfitted for burning incense by his dumbness, and it was not proper for him to leave his post. It is the duty of ministers of religion to remain at their work until they are unfitted for it, and unable to serve God in their profession. Then they must retire. But until that time, he that for trifling causes forsakes his post is guilty of unfaithfulness to his Master.
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He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.--LUKE 1:53. Thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore and repent. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.--When …
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But when he came out, he was unable to speak to them; and they realized that he had seen a vision in the temple; and he kept making signs to them, and remained mute.
After these days Elizabeth his wife became pregnant, and she kept herself in seclusion for five months, saying,
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