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

Bible commentary

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 also learning the words that comes from the Father at 12 yrs he was sharing the word's with Rabbai's . Jesus himself is the word of God he was given to us not to condemn but to fulfill the Scripture s . We must be Rejoice always as VICTORY HAS COME. I PRAISE YOU JESUS AND LOVE YOUR WORDS AND I WILL KEEP THEM UNTIL RAPTURE.AMEN
  • 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.
  • 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

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