Luke 1:39

“And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Marie arose in those dayes, and went into the hill countrey with haste, into a citie of Iuda,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Mary arose in these days and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Mary got up and went quickly into the high lands, to a town of Judah;
- Basic English Bible

And Mary, rising up in those days, went into the hill country with haste, to a city of Judah,
- Darby Bible

And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill-country with haste, into a city of Judah,
- Webster's Bible

Not long after this, Mary rose up and went in haste into the hill country to a town in Judah.
- Weymouth Bible

Mary arose in those days and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah,
- World English Bible

And Marie roos vp in tho daies, and wente with haaste in to the mounteyns, in to a citee of Judee.
- Wycliffe Bible

And Mary having arisen in those days, went to the hill-country, with haste, to a city of Judea,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:39


1:39 A city of Judah - Probably Hebron, which was situated in the hill country of Judea, and belonged to the house of Aaron.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:39


Lu 1:39 Arose. In consequence of the angel's words. Went into the hill country. The central plateau of Judea, containing the cities of Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Hebron. Hebron was a Levitical city (Jos 21:11). Whether the city was Hebron, Juttah, or some other, is only conjecture.

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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