Luke 2:29

“Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Lord now lettest thou thy seruant depart in peace, according to thy word.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in peace, According to Your word;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now lettest thou thy servant depart, Lord, According to thy word, in peace;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now you are letting your servant go in peace, O Lord, as you have said;
- Basic English Bible

Lord, now thou lettest thy bondman go, according to thy word, in peace;
- Darby Bible

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
- Webster's Bible

Now, O Sovereign Lord, Thou dost send Thy servant away in peace, in fulfilment of Thy word,
- Weymouth Bible

Now you are releasing your servant, Master, according to your word, in peace;
- World English Bible

and seide, Lord, now thou leuyst thi seruaunt aftir thi word in pees;
- Wycliffe Bible

`Now Thou dost send away Thy servant, Lord, according to Thy word, in peace,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

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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