Luke 2:17

“And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they had seene it, they made knowen abroad the saying, which was told them, concerning this child.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had seen this, they made known the statement which had been told them about this Child.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they saw it, they made known concerning the saying which was spoken to them about this child.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they saw it, they gave them an account of the things which had been said to them about the child.
- Basic English Bible

and having seen [it] they made known about the country the thing which had been said to them concerning this child.
- Darby Bible

And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.
- Webster's Bible

And when they saw the child, they told what had been said to them about Him;
- Weymouth Bible

When they saw it, they publicized widely the saying which was spoken to them about this child.
- World English Bible

And thei seynge, knewen of the word that was seid to hem of this child.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having seen, they made known abroad concerning the saying spoken to them concerning the child.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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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
  • 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.
  • GeraldineCole
    This is great and I was bless again just reading it over again Anna the prop.was a women that love God I pray that God will raise up many more like Anna and other women in the bible .Women U are important to Jesus The Christ Jesus is calling his Childern Out he is saying live in the world but be not of this world come out live for him U can not be and do and act like the world and be a child of Jesus u can not love the world nor things in the world.but we must show love to the world why because we belong to Jesus we have the real love inside of us the sinner have a nature love which depending on if u do and act like they want u to they love U .and thats not real love .it appointed a man once to die then the judgment. Question is will U Be Ready

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