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Luke 1:56 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned unto her house.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And Mary stayed with her about three months, and [then] returned to her home.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her house.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned unto her house.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Mary remained with her about three months, and turned back to her house.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Mary abode with her about three months. And she returned to her own house.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Mary abode with her about three moneths, and returned to her owne house.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Mariam stayed with Elishaba three months, and returned to her house.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Mary remained with Elisabeth about three months, and returned to her home.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
Mary 3137
{3137} Prime
Μαρία
Maria
{mar-ee'-ah}
Of Hebrew origin [H4813]; Maria or Mariam (that is, Mirjam), the name of six Christian females.
abode 3306
{3306} Prime
μένω
meno
{men'-o}
A primary verb; to stay (in a given place, state, relation or expectancy).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
with 4862
{4862} Prime
σύν
sun
{soon}
A primary preposition denoting union; with or together (but much closer than G3326 or G3844), that is, by association, companionship, process, resemblance, possession, instrumentality, addition, etc.
her 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
about 5616
{5616} Prime
ὡσεί
hosei
{ho-si'}
From G5613 and G1487; as if.
three 5140
{5140} Prime
τρεῖς
treis
{trice}
A primary (plural) number; 'three'.
months, 3376
{3376} Prime
μήν
men
{mane}
A primary word; a month.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
returned 5290
{5290} Prime
ὑποστρέφω
hupostrepho
{hoop-os-tref'-o}
From G5259 and G4762; to turn under (behind), that is, to return (literally or figuratively).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
to 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
her own y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
house. 3624
{3624} Prime
οἶκος
oikos
{oy'-kos}
Of uncertain affinity; a dwelling (more or less extensive, literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related, literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 1:56

_ _ abode with her about three months — What an honored roof was that which, for such a period, overarched these cousins! and yet not a trace of it is now to be seen, while the progeny of those two women — the one but the honored pioneer of the other — have made the world new.

_ _ returned to her own house — at Nazareth, after which took place what is recorded in Matthew 1:18-25.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 1:39-56.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 1:56

Mary returned to her own house — And thence soon after to Bethlehem.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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