New International Version
Every year Jesus' parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover.
King James Bible
Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover.
Darby Bible Translation
And his parents went yearly to Jerusalem at the feast of the passover.
World English Bible
His parents went every year to Jerusalem at the feast of the Passover.
Young's Literal Translation
And his parents were going yearly to Jerusalem, at the feast of the passover,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His parents went - every year - This was their constant custom, because positively enjoined by the law, Exodus 23:17. But it does not appear that infants were obliged to be present; and yet all the men-children are positively ordered to make their appearance at Jerusalem thrice in the year, Exodus 34:23. And our Lord, being now twelve years old, Luke 2:42, accompanies his parents to the feast. Probably this was the very age at which the male children were obliged to appear before the Lord at the three public festivals - the feast of unleavened bread, of weeks, and of tabernacles. According to the Jewish canons, it was the age at which they were obliged to begin to learn a trade.
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Christ About his Father's Business
This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet and your staff in your hand. Eat it in haste; it is the LORD's Passover.
"Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread; for seven days eat bread made without yeast, as I commanded you. Do this at the appointed time in the month of Aviv, for in that month you came out of Egypt. "No one is to appear before me empty-handed.
Observe the month of Aviv and celebrate the Passover of the LORD your God, because in the month of Aviv he brought you out of Egypt by night.
1 Samuel 1:3
Year after year this man went up from his town to worship and sacrifice to the LORD Almighty at Shiloh, where Hophni and Phinehas, the two sons of Eli, were priests of the LORD.
When he was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom.
When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
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