New American Standard Bible
And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
King James Bible
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And the child grew and was strengthened in spirit; and he was in the deserts until the day of his shewing to Israel.
World English Bible
The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit, and he was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Waxed strong in spirit - That is, in courage, understanding, and purposes of good, fitting him for his future work. The word "wax" means to "increase, to grow," from an old Saxon word.
In the deserts - In Hebron, and in the hill country where his father resided. He dwelt in obscurity, and was not known publicly by the people.
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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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Of Fervent Love and Vehement Desire of Receiving Christ
Then the woman gave birth to a son and named him Samson; and the child grew up and the LORD blessed him.
1 Samuel 2:21
The LORD visited Hannah; and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. And the boy Samuel grew before the LORD.
The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.
for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.
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