Luke 1:25

“Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the dayes wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproch among men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"This is the way the Lord has dealt with me in the days when He looked {with favor} upon {me,} to take away my disgrace among men."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thus hath the Lord done unto me in the days wherein he looked upon `me', to take away my reproach among men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord has done this to me, for his eyes were on me, to take away my shame in the eyes of men.
- Basic English Bible

Thus has [the] Lord done to me in [these] days in which he looked upon [me] to take away my reproach among men.
- Darby Bible

Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days in which he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.
- Webster's Bible

Thus has the Lord dealt with me, she said, "now that He has graciously taken away my reproach among men."
- Weymouth Bible

Thus has the Lord done to me in the days in which he looked at me, to take away my reproach among men.
- World English Bible

For so the Lord dide to me in the daies, in whiche he bihelde, to take awei my repreef among men.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Thus hath the Lord done to me, in days in which He looked upon [me], to take away my reproach among men.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:25


1:25 He looked upon me to take away my reproach - Barrenness was a great reproach among the Jews. Because fruitfulness was promised to the righteous.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:25


Lu 1:25 To take away my reproach. To be childless was regarded a great calamity in Israel. Compare Ge 16:1-3 30:1.

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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