Disputes doctors in the temple
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Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. (2:41)

And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast. (2:42)

And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not [of it]. (2:43)

But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought him among [their] kinsfolk and acquaintance. (2:44)

And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him. (2:45)

And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions. (2:46)

And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. (2:47)

And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. (2:48)

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business? (2:49)

And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them. (2:50)

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart. (2:51)

And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. (2:52)

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