Luke 1:73

“The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The oath which he spake unto Abraham our father,
- American Standard Version (1901)

The oath which he made to Abraham, our father,
- Basic English Bible

[the] oath which he swore to Abraham our father,
- Darby Bible

The oath which he swore to our father Abraham,
- Webster's Bible

The oath which He swore to Abraham our forefather,
- Weymouth Bible

the oath which he spoke to Abraham, our father,
- World English Bible

The greet ooth that he swoor to Abraham, oure fadir, to yyue hym silf to vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

An oath that He sware to Abraham our father,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:73


Lu 1:73 The oath. This oath is recorded in Ge 22:16-17. It was an oath in which God swore by himself, because he could swear by no greater (Heb 6:13,14), that he would surely bless Abraham and his posterity; that promise was now to be entirely fulfilled by the coming of the Messiah.

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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