Luke 2:16

“And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they came with haste, and found Mary and Ioseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they came in a hurry and found their way to Mary and Joseph, and the baby as He lay in the manger.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they came quickly, and saw Mary and Joseph, and the child in the place where the cattle had their food.
- Basic English Bible

And they came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger;
- Darby Bible

And they came with haste, and found Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
- Webster's Bible

So they made haste and came and found Mary and Joseph, with the babe lying in the manger.
- Weymouth Bible

They came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby was lying in the feeding trough.
- World English Bible

And thei hiyynge camen, and founden Marie and Joseph, and the yong child leid in a cratche.
- Wycliffe Bible

And they came, having hasted, and found both Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:16


Lu 2:16 Came with haste. Mark the prompt obedience to the heavenly vision displayed by the shepherds. We see in them no doubts, or questionings, or hesitations.

Discussion for Luke 2

  • Irene123
    To O. Bakre - I like the way you grouped the names together under one subject. Makes researching them easy. The Lord blessed you with that idea.
  • OLUGBENGA BAKRE
    Luke 2:52 is what any living soul should pray 4 from God, Jesus (King of Glory himself) grew in Wisdom and stature and in favour with God and man, Samuel in favour with God and man 1 samuel 2:26, Abraham favour, Joseph favour, Moses Favour. all the people that are noteworthy in the Bible are in favour with God and Man. Therefore I pray to Grow in Wisdom,Stature and in Favour with God
  • Isaac jozabad
    just as Jesus increased in love,favor and wisdom every minister of Christ Jesus should increase in love favor and wisdom with God if he is ready to serve God and his people
    verse 51
  • 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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