Luke 1:4

“That thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That thou mightest know the certainetie of those things wherein thou hast bene instructed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that you may know the exact truth about the things you have been taught.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that thou mightest know the certainty concerning the things wherein thou wast instructed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that you might have certain knowledge of those things about which you were given teaching.
- Basic English Bible

that thou mightest know the certainty of those things in which thou hast been instructed.
- Darby Bible

That thou mayest know the certainty of those things in which thou hast been instructed.
- Webster's Bible

that you may fully know the truth of the things which you have been taught by word of mouth.
- Weymouth Bible

that you might know the certainty concerning the things in which you were instructed.
- World English Bible

thou best Theofile, that thou knowe the treuthe of tho wordis, of whiche thou art lerned.
- Wycliffe Bible

that thou mayest know the certainty of the things wherein thou wast instructed.
- 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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