Luke 1:67

“And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And his father Zacharias was filled with the holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And his father, Zacharias, was full of the Holy Spirit, and with the voice of a prophet said these words:
- Basic English Bible

And Zacharias his father was filled with [the] Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- Darby Bible

And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- Webster's Bible

And Zechariah his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and spoke in a rapture of praise.
- Weymouth Bible

His father, Zacharias, was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- World English Bible

And Zacarie, his fadir, was fulfillid with the Hooli Goost, and prophesiede,
- Wycliffe Bible

And Zacharias his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and did prophesy, saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:67


1:67 And Zacharias prophesied - Of things immediately to follow. But it is observable, he speaks of Christ chiefly; of John only, as it were, incidentally.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:67


Lu 1:67 Zacharias . . . prophesied. As soon as his tongue was loosed it was employed to praise the Lord. All inspired utterances are called prophesying, but in the present case there was clearly inspired prediction. In the Old Testament spirit the kingdom of Christ in the future is described in general terms.

Discussion for Luke 1

  • 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.
  • Jack
    You need to read with understanding,2 cor.5-16,this was good for israel, this is who Luke is talking talking to check it. But not today believer--1 cor 15-1:4,then romans 15:25-26,2peter 3:15-16, ITS Paul's gospel we need-romans 15:4.

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