Luke 1:6

“And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the Commandements and ordinances of the Lord, blamelesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They were upright in the eyes of God, keeping all the rules and orders of God, and doing no wrong.
- Basic English Bible

And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
- Darby Bible

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
- Webster's Bible

They were both of them upright before God, blamelessly obeying all the Lord's precepts and ordinances.
- Weymouth Bible

They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.
- World English Bible

And bothe weren iust bifor God, goynge in alle the maundementis and iustifiyngis of the Lord, withouten pleynt.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they were both righteous before God, going on in all the commands and righteousnesses of the Lord blameless,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:6


1:6 Walking in all the moral commandments, and ceremonial ordinances, blameless - How admirable a character! May our behaviour be thus unblamable, and our obedience thus sincere and universal!


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:6


Lu 1:6 They were both righteous. Almost invariably great men of God are born of parents eminently pious. Augustine, Luther, Wesley, and Campbell are examples.

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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