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 1:2

  • vs.2 even as they, that would be the Apostles and other disciples. Remember Jesus had many more disciples over the 12 original disciples. Luke gathers the information both written and orally from the men who walked with Christ from the beginning of His ministry. Luke was not an eyewitness that he eludes to however he has done everything possible to put this writing together that is consistent and aligned with those who actually walked with Jesus.

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