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

  • Matt
    Elizabeth and Mary were cousins, meaning their mothers were sisters (and daughters/ descendants of Aaron). Zacharias was a Levitical priest. Mary's father, Heli, was of Judah: a Judahite. Our Lord, Jesus Christ, is of the tribe of Levi and Judah: Lord of Lords (Priest Line/ Levi) and King of Kings (King Line/ Judah).
  • BSP
    In verses 6 and 7 Elizabeth was barren, but this doesn't mean she didn't have God's favor because in verse 6 she is described as righteous. Unfortunate circumstances happen to good people sometimes.
  • MsBsue
    Luke has a remarkable way of telling us the many ways that our God can do amazing and miraculous things. Our faith can only strengthen when we believe in Him.
  • Allison Melton
    Very power scripture, I have been encouraged by my Pastor who preach his sermon today from Luke Chapter 1-20 Revive Me. Awesome message
  • 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.

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