Luke 2:28

“Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then tooke hee him vp in his armes, and blessed God, and said,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

then he took Him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

then he received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he took him in his arms and gave praise to God and said,
- Basic English Bible

*he* received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- Darby Bible

Then he took him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- Webster's Bible

he took Him up in his arms and blessed God and said,
- Weymouth Bible

then he received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- World English Bible

he took hym in to hise armes, and he blesside God,
- Wycliffe Bible

then he took him in his arms, and blessed God, and he said,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:28


Lu 2:28 And said. The utterances of Elizabeth, Mary and Simeon are consecutive. Each begins where the other ends. Mary sings her own born Messiah, Zacharias celebrates the triumph of Israel, and Simeon announces the hopes of the Gentiles. But, besides this holding forth the Messiah as a Savior for Gentile as well as Jew, what is remarkable is that he announces in Jesus a suffering Messiah as well as a glorious (Whedon).

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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