Luke 1:24

“And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And after those dayes his wife Elizabeth conceiued, and hid her selfe fiue moneths, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

After these days Elizabeth his wife became pregnant, and she kept herself in seclusion for five months, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And after these days Elisabeth his wife conceived; and she hid herself five months, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

After that time, Elisabeth, being certain that she was to become a mother, kept herself from men's eyes for five months, saying,
- Basic English Bible

Now after these days, Elizabeth his wife conceived, and hid herself five months, saying,
- Darby Bible

And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and secluded herself five months, saying,
- Webster's Bible

and in course of time his wife Elizabeth conceived, and kept herself secluded five months.
- Weymouth Bible

After these days Elizabeth, his wife, conceived, and she hid herself five months, saying,
- World English Bible

And aftir these daies Elizabeth, his wijf, conseyuede, and hidde hir fyue monethis, and seide,
- Wycliffe Bible

and after those days, his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months, saying --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:24


1:24 Hid herself - She retired from company, that she might have the more leisure to rejoice and bless God for his wonderful mercy.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:24


Lu 1:24 Hid herself. Did not go into society, both from delicacy and that she might have more time for devotion.

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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