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

  • 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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