Luke 1:53

“He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee hath filled the hungry with good things, and the rich hee hath sent emptie away.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"HE HAS FILLED THE HUNGRY WITH GOOD THINGS; And sent away the rich empty-handed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The hungry he hath filled with good things; And the rich he hath sent empty away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Those who had no food he made full of good things; the men of wealth he sent away with nothing in their hands;
- Basic English Bible

He has filled the hungry with good things, and sent away the rich empty.
- Darby Bible

He hath filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he hath sent away empty.
- Webster's Bible

The hungry He has satisfied with choice gifts, But the rich He has sent empty-handed away.
- Weymouth Bible

He has filled the hungry with good things. He has sent the rich away empty.
- World English Bible

He hath fulfillid hungri men with goodis, and he hath left riche men voide.
- Wycliffe Bible

The hungry He did fill with good, And the rich He sent away empty,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Luke 1

  • BSP
    Verse 37: Mary was an excellent example of faith. She knew that with Jehovah God, nothing is impossible.
  • 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.

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