Luke 1:16

“And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And many of the children of Israel shall hee turne to the Lord their God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And he will turn many of the sons of Israel back to the Lord their God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And many of the children of Israel shall be turn unto the Lord their God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And through him great numbers of the children of Israel will be turned to the Lord their God.
- Basic English Bible

And many of the sons of Israel shall he turn to [the] Lord their God.
- Darby Bible

And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
- Webster's Bible

Many of the descendants of Israel will he turn to the Lord their God;
- Weymouth Bible

He will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord, their God.
- World English Bible

And he schal conuerte many of the children of Israel to her Lord God;
- Wycliffe Bible

and many of the sons of Israel he shall turn to the Lord their God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:16


1:16 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn - None therefore need be ashamed of preaching like John the Baptist. To the Lord their God - To Christ.


Discussion for Luke 1

  • Carol ross
    I have been so blessed by Luke 1. It has brought to me unspeakable joy. Deep in my soul I have such a peace knowing that the God I serve is able today, just as yesterday. I truly pray you receive joy and a peace from this scripture. Knowing my g o d in such a personal way. God truly bless you today.
  • Geraldine Cole
    Praise The Lord Jesus.
  • Maggie Bazaar for verse 37
    The world will pass away but his word will remain and rain come to water the earth and plants sprouts so does his word will not return void .so indeed nothing is impossible with God
  • Joan Minja for verse 45
    God speaks to us through his Word, and for us to see the manifestations of his word in our daily life, we have to believe. Faith can move mountains and it is profound to us as believers!....as there shall be a performance of those things, only of we believe! Jesus is Lord!!!
  • Cynnee
    When we sometimes worry about our lives we should remember that with God all things are possible.
  • This is a very powerful verse. Note that due to a lack of faith in God, Zacharias was made deaf and dumb, in order that the good plans God had for him be fulfilled. God uses even what may seem like trials and tribulations, for the fulfilment of his plans. Which are always for our own good.

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