Luke 2:13

“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And suddenly there was with the Angel a multitude of the heauenly hoste praising God, and saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And suddenly there was with the angel a great band of spirits from heaven, giving praise to God, and saying,
- Basic English Bible

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying,
- Darby Bible

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
- Webster's Bible

And immediately there was with the angel a multitude of the army of Heaven praising God and saying,
- Weymouth Bible

Suddenly, there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly army praising God, and saying,
- World English Bible

And sudenli ther was maad with the aungel a multitude of heuenli knyythod, heriynge God,
- Wycliffe Bible

And suddenly there came with the messenger a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God, and saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:13


Lu 2:13 A multitude of the heavenly host; i.e., angels, who are represented as a host surrounding the throne of God (1Ki 22:19 2Ch 18:18 Ps 103:21 Da 7:10 Mt 26:53 Re 19:14). Praising God. Their praises are recorded in Lu 2:14.

Discussion for Luke 2

  • 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.
  • Masha
    as a mother who tends to be talkative, I am challenged by MARY'S example in verses 19 and 51 of Luke 2:she stored these things in her heart and often pondered them. that i may be more meditative than talkative!
    Mary and Joseph fulfilled all the requirements of the law for baby Jesus; and He lived a life of obedience and submission to His earthly parents(51).JESUS was the personification of grace
  • 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...
  • Ron Jefferson
    I love Luke chapter 2 it tells of birth of Jesus Christ how he was born, life and salvation. Jesus was born in manager. He grew up learning about God at age 12 he minster to men. It was professed he was salvation. Jesus was born so we may have
    Eternal life.
  • 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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