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

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Discussion for Luke 2

  • 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
  • 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...

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