Luke 1:62

“And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they made signes to his father, how he would haue him called.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And they made signs to his father, as to what he wanted him called.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they made signs to his father, what he would have him called.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they made signs to his father, to say what name was to be given to him.
- Basic English Bible

And they made signs to his father as to what he might wish it to be called.
- Darby Bible

And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called.
- Webster's Bible

They asked his father by signs what he wished him to be called.
- Weymouth Bible

They made signs to his father, what he would have him called.
- World English Bible

And thei bikeneden to his fadir, what he wolde that he were clepid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they were making signs to his father, what he would wish him to be called,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

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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