Luke 1:14

“And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thou shalt haue ioy and gladnesse, and many shall reioyce at his birth:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you will be glad and have great delight; and numbers of people will have joy at his birth.
- Basic English Bible

And he shall be to thee joy and rejoicing, and many shall rejoice at his birth.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt have joy and gladness, and many shall rejoice at his birth.
- Webster's Bible

Gladness and exultant joy shall be yours, and many will rejoice over his birth.
- Weymouth Bible

You will have joy and gladness; and many will rejoice at his birth.
- World English Bible

And ioye and gladyng schal be to thee; and many schulen `haue ioye in his natyuyte.
- Wycliffe Bible

and there shall be joy to thee, and gladness, and many at his birth shall joy,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

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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