Luke 1:24

“And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And after those dayes his wife Elizabeth conceiued, and hid her selfe fiue moneths, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

After these days Elizabeth his wife became pregnant, and she kept herself in seclusion for five months, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And after these days Elisabeth his wife conceived; and she hid herself five months, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

After that time, Elisabeth, being certain that she was to become a mother, kept herself from men's eyes for five months, saying,
- Basic English Bible

Now after these days, Elizabeth his wife conceived, and hid herself five months, saying,
- Darby Bible

And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and secluded herself five months, saying,
- Webster's Bible

and in course of time his wife Elizabeth conceived, and kept herself secluded five months.
- Weymouth Bible

After these days Elizabeth, his wife, conceived, and she hid herself five months, saying,
- World English Bible

And aftir these daies Elizabeth, his wijf, conseyuede, and hidde hir fyue monethis, and seide,
- Wycliffe Bible

and after those days, his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months, saying --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:24


1:24 Hid herself - She retired from company, that she might have the more leisure to rejoice and bless God for his wonderful mercy.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:24


Lu 1:24 Hid herself. Did not go into society, both from delicacy and that she might have more time for devotion.

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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