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

  • 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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