Luke 1:44

“For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For loe, assoone as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine eares, the babe leaped in my wombe for ioy.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For behold, when the voice of thy salutation came into mine ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For, truly, when the sound of your voice came to my ears, the baby in my body made a sudden move for joy.
- Basic English Bible

For behold, as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the babe leaped with joy in my womb.
- Darby Bible

For lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy.
- Webster's Bible

For, the moment your greeting reached my ears, the babe within me leapt for joy.
- Weymouth Bible

For behold, when the voice of your greeting came into my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy!
- World English Bible

For lo! as the voice of thi salutacioun was maad in myn eeris, the yong child gladide in ioye in my wombe.
- Wycliffe Bible

for, lo, when the voice of thy salutation came to my ears, leap in gladness did the babe in my womb;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Luke 1

  • A disciple
    Irene (verse 4); Theophilus was the High Priest at the time Luke wrote his books; and the writings were to testify to the fulfillment of the Scriptures that he has been taught, that the LORD's Anointed had indeed come in the flesh, and that all these things are what was foretold through the Prophets, beginning with Moses' writings. It does not indicate that Theophilus was at all converted.
  • A disciple
    "..it seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto you in order, most excellent Theophilus, that you might know the certainty of those things, wherein you have been instructed." Theophilus was the High Priest at the time; and it was to confirm the fulfillment of the Scriptures, to those ordained to be the Keepers of the Holy Testimony.
  • A disciple
    "Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God." "..every spirit that confesses not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God" 1 Jn. 4:1-6.
  • Steve morrow
    ******* LUKE 1:37 FOR WITH GOD NOTHING SHALL BE IMPOSSIBLE *******JOHN 5:14 AFTERWARD JESUS FINDETH HIM IN THE TEMPLE AND SAID UNTO HIM --- BEHOLD THOU ART MADE WHOLE SIN NO MORE LEST A WORSE THING COME UNTO THEE --- JOHN 8:11 SHE SAID NO MAN MY LORD AND JESUS SAID UNTO HER NEITHER DO I CONDEMN THEE --- GO AND SIN NO MORE ---
  • 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 ...............

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