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

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Discussion for Luke 1

  • Caroline motswane
    i thankfull my loving god he is always on my side.
  • Luke 1:70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: "This prophecy is sent by commandment of God Almighty. Read and retain for reproof, instruction and your salvation. The following events mark world descent into spiritual damnation, or hell: the Syrian President will visit the United States for what appears to be a diplomacy visit. During the visit, the US will experience large-scale blackouts, particularly in the northeast, coastal and metro areas. Soon after, during the blackouts, the LORD JESUS CHRIST will save the faithful, children, teens, the destitute and others from around the world. Immediately proceeding this event, US coastal cities and military bases, beginning with NY, will fall under nuclear attack from Russia, China and others. Cities will lay desolate with the remaining people devastated and the world in chaos. Anarchy, famine, enslavement and horrible deaths will ensue. Repent and ask JESUS to save you from this hell. Acts 2:21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved."
  • Lovetta St.John
    I like the chapter of Luke. It is very long but detailed in information. This was the beginning of Jesus the messiah being born. How could this scripture be anything but exciting. I love how God even gives the names of his disciples' and child. Because names have meanings. Luke is a powerful scripture and deep in meaning. It tells the story and everyone should read these chapters very slowly.
  • Lynette Reed
    God know the plan for every situations and bring for the purpose
    for with God nothing shall be impossible.
  • Mark verrell
    The HOLY SPIRIT MUST BE UPON ME BECAUSE I AM READING THESE WORDS,AND LEARNING,NOT ONLY HEARING.

    I CANNOT SAYING ANYTHING OF THE WORD OF GOD ONLY THAT IT CAN ONLY BE JUST AND TRUE AND SET DEEPER THAN ANY WORD SET IN STONE.PRAISE GOD MAY OTHERS FEEL AMD SEE THE GOOD OF THESE SCRIPTURES TODAY AND ALWAYS. ( I WONDER HOW MANY A MULTITUDE WAS IN THOSE DAYS) THE MULTITUDE STANDING OUTSIDE THE TEMPLE )
  • 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

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