Luke 1:54

“He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee hath holpen his seruant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He hath given help to Israel his servant, That he might remember mercy
- American Standard Version (1901)

His help he has given to Israel, his servant, so that he might keep in mind his mercy to Abraham and his seed for ever,
- Basic English Bible

He has helped Israel his servant, in order to remember mercy,
- Darby Bible

He hath sustained his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;
- Webster's Bible

His servant Israel He has helped, Remembering His compassion--
- Weymouth Bible

He has given help to Israel, his servant, that he might remember mercy,
- World English Bible

He, hauynge mynde of his mercy, took Israel, his child;
- Wycliffe Bible

He received again Israel His servant, To remember kindness,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:54

1:54 He hath helped his servant Israel - By sending the Messiah.

Discussion for Luke 1

  • Servant of God
    Luke was the best of the biographers of his day, bringing forth progenitors of Jesus and John, who would change the Spiritual landscape of Israel, God sending the High Priests, John and Jesus, being cousins, each having a role to play, each being miraculously born to righteous Jews! For the Jews sought out the Messiah to bring the word of God,to further their understanding of King of Kings, YHWH
  • BSP
    Verse 34: Mary did not have doubt, but she was inquiring how she would become pregnant without having sexual relations. Mary was not ashamed of her virginity.
  • BSP
    Verse 19: Zechariah doubted Gabriel's words. Although this message would have been hard to believe, Zechariah should have thought back to how Jehovah God blessed Abraham and Sarah with a child in their old age and that he still had the power to perform the same miracle.
  • Elizabeth Green
    It sounds like Luke was talking to a special people, maybe even people in the medical profession.....but my most inward parts tells me he is talking to a nation of people....perhaps even his peers....
  • Susan
    Theophillus was not high priest at that time.
  • A disciple
    " But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity." If there is not a true repentance, and verifiable thorough-going conversion; if there is not an absolute and complete ceasing of sinning and turning one's back on the world, the flesh and the devil; all the church and Scripture quoting in the world will not get you into the kingdom of heaven!

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