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

  • 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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