Luke 1:42

“And she spake out with a loud voice, and said, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And she spake out with a loud voyce, and saide, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruite of thy wombe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And she cried out with a loud voice and said, "Blessed {are} you among women, and blessed {is} the fruit of your womb!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and she lifted up her voice with a loud cry, and said, Blessed `art' thou among women, and blessed `is' the fruit of thy womb.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And she said with a loud voice: May blessing be on you among women, and a blessing on the child of your body.
- Basic English Bible

and cried out with a loud voice and said, Blessed [art] *thou* amongst women, and blessed the fruit of thy womb.
- Darby Bible

And she spoke with a loud voice, and said, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.
- Webster's Bible

and uttered a loud cry of joy. "Blest among women are you," she said, "and the offspring of your body is blest!
- Weymouth Bible

She called out with a loud voice, and said, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!
- World English Bible

and criede with a greet vois, and seide, Blessid be thou among wymmen, and blessid be the fruyt of thi wombe.
- Wycliffe Bible

and spake out with a loud voice, and said, `Blessed [art] thou among women, and blessed [is] the fruit of thy womb;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:42


Lu 1:42 Blessed [art] thou among women. The language of Elizabeth, Oriental poetry, is that of an inspired prophet.

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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