Luke 1:29

“And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her minde what maner of salutation this should be.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But she was very perplexed at {this} statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this might be.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But she was greatly troubled at his words, and said to herself, What may be the purpose of these words?
- Basic English Bible

But she, [seeing] [the angel], was troubled at his word, and reasoned in her mind what this salutation might be.
- Darby Bible

And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
- Webster's Bible

She was greatly agitated at his words, and wondered what such a greeting meant.
- Weymouth Bible

But when she saw him, she was greatly troubled at the saying, and considered what kind of salutation this might be.
- World English Bible

And whanne sche hadde herd, sche was troublid in his word, and thouyte what maner salutacioun this was.
- Wycliffe Bible

and she, having seen, was troubled at his word, and was reasoning of what kind this salutation may be.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

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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