Luke 1:16

“And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And many of the children of Israel shall hee turne to the Lord their God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And he will turn many of the sons of Israel back to the Lord their God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And many of the children of Israel shall be turn unto the Lord their God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And through him great numbers of the children of Israel will be turned to the Lord their God.
- Basic English Bible

And many of the sons of Israel shall he turn to [the] Lord their God.
- Darby Bible

And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
- Webster's Bible

Many of the descendants of Israel will he turn to the Lord their God;
- Weymouth Bible

He will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord, their God.
- World English Bible

And he schal conuerte many of the children of Israel to her Lord God;
- Wycliffe Bible

and many of the sons of Israel he shall turn to the Lord their God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:16


1:16 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn - None therefore need be ashamed of preaching like John the Baptist. To the Lord their God - To Christ.


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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