Luke 1:11

“And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there appeared vnto him an Angel of the Lord, standing on the right side of the Altar of incense.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of altar of incense.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he saw an angel of the Lord in his place on the right side of the altar.
- Basic English Bible

And an angel of [the] Lord appeared to him, standing on the right of the altar of incense.
- Darby Bible

And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord, standing on the right side of the altar of incense.
- Webster's Bible

Then there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense;
- Weymouth Bible

An angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing on the right side of the altar of incense.
- World English Bible

And an aungel of the Lord apperide to hym, and stood on the riythalf of the auter of encense.
- Wycliffe Bible

And there appeared to him a messenger of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of the perfume,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:11


Lu 1:11 An angel. His name was Gabriel (Lu 1:19). This is the first messenger of the New Dispensation. The altar of incense. It was of cedar, overlaid with gold (1Ki 6:20; 1Ch 28:18), was a cubit (about two feet) in length and breadth, and two cubits high; it stood in the Holy Place before the veil which separated the Holy Place from the Holy of Holies.

Discussion for Luke 1

  • Irene123
    V. 3 - " ..... most excellent Theophulis; v.4 - "That thou mightiest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed." "excellent" sounds like perhaps he was someone of the Temple, but Luke does not say, so neither can we state it as fact. But, he was a convert to Christianity of Luke's, We can know that much as per Luke's words to him. cont.
  • Irene123
    V. 36 - the angel Gabriel told Mary of Elisabeth's pregnancy. When you think on it, it seems 'odd' because now everybody concerned knows as soon as the couple knows. But then you think of the distance between Mary and Elis. and also their lives were just the same ol' same ol'; AND Elis. was 'old' so ...............
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 1:73 THE OATH WHICH HE SWARE TO OUR FATHER ABRAHAM 1:74 THAT HE WOULD GRANT UNTO US THAT WE BEING DELIVERED OUT OF THE HAND OF OUR ENEMIES MIGHT SERVE HIM WITHOUT FEAR 1:75 IN HOLINESS AND RIGHTEOUSNESS ALL THE DAYS OF OUR LIVES ***PSALM 119:172 MY TONGUE SHALL SPEAK OF THY WORD FOR ALL THY COMMANDMENTS ARE RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • Frank
    John the baptist would then be a cousin to Jesus
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The great King of Heaven-Jesus, is preparing to come down to this lowly, filthy, sins-soaked earth on His mission of redemption. Mary is blessed to be the channel of His birth and Elisabeth to bring forth John, the precursor prophet. All these plans have been in place since the beginning of time. Praise God.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The great King of Heaven-Jesus, is preparing to come down to this lowly, filthy, sins-soaked earth on His mission of redemption. Mary is blessed to be the channel of His birth and Elisabeth to bring forth John, the precursor prophet. All these plans have been in place since the beginning of time. Praise God.

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