Luke 1:2

“Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Euen as they deliuered them vnto vs, which from the beginning were eye-witnesses, & ministers of the word:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

even as they delivered them unto us, who from the beginning wer eyewitnesses and ministers of the word,
- American Standard Version (1901)

As they were handed down to us by those who saw them from the first and were preachers of the word,
- Basic English Bible

as those who from the beginning were eye-witnesses of and attendants on the Word have delivered them to us,
- Darby Bible

Even as they delivered them to us, who from the beginning were eye-witnesses, and ministers of the word;
- Webster's Bible

on the authority of those who were from the beginning eye-witnesses and were devoted to the service of the divine Message,
- Weymouth Bible

even as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word delivered them to us,
- World English Bible

as thei that seyn atte the bigynnyng, and weren ministris of the word,
- Wycliffe Bible

as they did deliver to us, who from the beginning became eye-witnesses, and officers of the Word, --
- Youngs Literal Bible

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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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