Luke 2:11

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For vnto you is borne this day, in the citie of Dauid, a Sauiour, which is Christ the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for there is born to you this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For on this day, in the town of David, a Saviour has come to birth, who is Christ the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

for to-day a Saviour has been born to you in David's city, who is Christ [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

For to you is born this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

For a Saviour who is the Anointed Lord is born to you to-day, in the town of David.
- Weymouth Bible

For there is born to you, this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
- World English Bible

For a sauyoure is borun to dai to you, that is Crist the Lord, in the citee of Dauid.
- Wycliffe Bible

because there was born to you to-day a Saviour -- who is Christ the Lord -- in the city of David,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 2:11


2:11 To you - Shepherds; Israel; mankind.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:11


Lu 2:11 City of David. A term applied to the village of Bethlehem as the birthplace of the greatest among Israel's kings; David's greater Son begins his earthly career in his ancestor's home. Seven hundred years before the prophet had predicted the Messiah's birth at Bethlehem (Mic 5:2). Christ the Lord. The Anointed Lord, for which the nation was so eagerly longing.

Discussion for Luke 2

  • BSP
    Jesus continued subject to his earthly parents as verse 51 mentions. Even though he was perfect, he obeyed his imperfect parents.
  • Lilian
    Jesus was given by God to us because of his love . John 3:16 for God so love the world that he gave his only begotten son Jesus Christ whoever believes in him shall not be perish but have everlasting life amen. What a faithful and loving God we serve. Jesus took our sins pain and worries on the cross he paid the price for us it is finish. Lets keep praising Jesus for everything he have done. Amen
  • Norm
    Luke 3:16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire: 17 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.
  • David L Canham
    Luke surely was a man of great knowledge because he know how the people would react to unusual events and that word would be spread very rapidly which would ignite the explosion necessary for God plan to be implemented.
  • KDC
    The shepherds got a fantastic piece of news!!! I believe that after seeing the Christ, in their excitement, must have noised it abroad right there in Bethlehem. But guess what??? The peiple Having ears they listened but didn't really hear.....scriptural...
  • Macieso
    I love kjv of the Bible and Luke chp 2 i s one of the greatest chp in the Bible and love it.

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