Found only in Lk. 2:38Lk. 2:38
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV
38 And coming up at that very hour she gave thanks unto God, and spake of him to all them that were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.
WP-Bible plugin, the Greek verb “anthomologeomai” meant “give thanks” or “praise.”
Anna “gave thanks” for Jesus because she realized He is the key to redemption.