29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart
in peace, according to thy word:
30 For mine eyes have seen THY SALVATION,
31 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;
32 A LIGHT TO LIGHTEN THE GENTILES, and THE GLORY OF THY PEOPLE ISRAEL.
33 And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. 34 And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, THIS CHILD IS SET FOR THE FALL AND RISING AGAIN OF MANY IN ISRAEL; and for A SIGN WHICH SHALL BE SPOKEN AGAINST; 35 (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”