Luke 1:63

“And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is Iohn: and they marueiled all.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "His name is John. And they were all astonished."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he sent for writing materials and put down: His name is John; and they were all surprised.
- Basic English Bible

And having asked for a writing-table, he wrote saying, John is his name. And they all wondered.
- Darby Bible

And he asked for a writing-table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they all wondered.
- Webster's Bible

So he asked for a writing-tablet, and wrote, "His name is John." And they all wondered.
- Weymouth Bible

He asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, "His name is John." They all marveled.
- World English Bible

And he axynge a poyntil, wroot, seiynge, Joon is his name.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having asked for a tablet, he wrote, saying, `John is his name;' and they did all wonder;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:63


Lu 1:63 Asked for a writing tablet. Because his tongue had not yet been loosed.

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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