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

  • 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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