Luke 1:77

“To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To giue knowledge of saluation vnto his people, by the remission of their sinnes,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To give to His people {the} knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To give knowledge of salvation unto his people In the remission of their sins,
- American Standard Version (1901)

To give knowledge of salvation to his people, through the forgiveness of sins,
- Basic English Bible

to give knowledge of deliverance to his people by [the] remission of their sins
- Darby Bible

To give knowledge of salvation to his people, by the remission of their sins,
- Webster's Bible

To give to His People a knowledge of salvation In the forgiveness of their sins,
- Weymouth Bible

to give knowledge of salvation to his people by the remission of their sins,
- World English Bible

To yyue scyence of helthe to his puple, in to remyssioun of her synnes;
- Wycliffe Bible

To give knowledge of salvation to His people In remission of their sins,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:77


1:77 To give knowledge of salvation by the remission of sins - The knowledge of the remission of our sins being the grand instrument of present and eternal salvation, #Heb 8:11|,12. But the immediate sense of the words seems to be, to preach to them the Gospel doctrine of salvation by the remission of their sins.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:77


Lu 1:77 By the remission of their sins. The remainder of the sentence embodies the gospel in brief. It promises (1) salvation, (2) not merely political but spiritual. A remission of, and redemption from sin, (3) indicates the cause--the divine mercy (compare Joh 3:16; Eph 2:4-8), and (4) promises the result, "like to eyes in darkness, and peace to feet straying in paths of sorrow and perplexity".

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.

Bible Options