Luke 1:70

“As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As he spake by the mouth of his holy Prophets, which haue bene since the world began:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

(As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets that have been from of old),
- American Standard Version (1901)

(As he said, by the mouth of his holy prophets, from the earliest times,)
- Basic English Bible

as he spoke by [the] mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began;
- Darby Bible

As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began:
- Webster's Bible

As He has spoken from all time by the lips of His holy Prophets--
- Weymouth Bible

(as he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets who have been from of old),
- World English Bible

As he spak bi the mouth of hise hooli prophetis, that weren fro the world.
- Wycliffe Bible

As He spake by the mouth of His holy prophets, Which have been from the age;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:70


1:70 His prophets, who have been since the world began - For there were prophets from the very beginning.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:70


Lu 1:70 As he spke by the mouth of his holy prophets. "Of him have all the prophets borne witness" (Ac 10:43). "The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy" (Re 19:10). Bishop Brownrig says: ``The whole volume of Scripture did prophesy of him. He was the sum and scope of all their predictions. He was Abraham's promised seed, Abraham's Isaac, Jacob's Shiloh, Moses' Great Prophet, Esaias' Immanuel, Ezekiel's Shepherd, Daniel's Holy One, Zechariah's Branch, Malachi's Angel; all of them predictions to foretell his coming. All their types and ceremonies pointed at him. He was Abel's Sacrifice, Noah's Dove, Abraham's First Fruits, Aaron's Rod, the Israelites' Rock, the Patriarchs' Manna, David's Tabernacle, Solomon's Temple; all these prefigured his incarnation. They were the folds and swathing of the this babe Jesus.''

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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