Luke 1:57

“Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now Elizabeths full time came, that shee should be deliuered, and shee brought foorth a sonne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now Elisabeth's time was fulfilled that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now it was time for Elisabeth to give birth, and she had a son.
- Basic English Bible

But the time was fulfilled for Elizabeth that she should bring forth, and she gave birth to a son.
- Darby Bible

Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son.
- Webster's Bible

Now when Elizabeth's full time was come, she gave birth to a son;
- Weymouth Bible

Now the time that Elizabeth should give birth was fulfilled, and she brought forth a son.
- World English Bible

But the tyme of beryng child was fulfillid to Elizabeth, and sche bare a sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

And to Elisabeth was the time fulfilled for her bringing forth, and she bare a son,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Luke 1

  • A disciple
    "And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years." Difficulties and sorrows and being deprived of the natural comforts and good things of this life, did not keep Zechariah and Elizabeth from loving the LORD and walking faithfully with Him; and they found out one day, how God had a special plan for them: to be the parents of John the Baptist!
  • A disciple
    "And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless." God has given us commandments and statutes for living good and holy before Him. The reason He gave us commandments, is for us to do them, that we may live and be blessed. We have all heard the devil's lies, saying that "no one can keep the commandments;" this is to get us to sin!
  • A disciple
    "...most excellent Theophilus," I found out, by reading in Josephus, that Theophilus was the High Priest at the time Luke wrote his books about Jesus coming in the flesh, and the subsequent divine workings begun upon the Disciples after His ascension and glory. The sons of Aaron were charged with keeping of the Holy Things of God for Israel; and it was necessary to give them the Completed Witness.
  • A disciple
    "Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;" When we are really saved and have the Spirit of Christ; then we are made His witnesses by having been exercised in His grace through experience and proving.
  • BSP
    In verses 6 and 7 Elizabeth was barren, but this doesn't mean she didn't have God's favor because in verse 6 she is described as righteous. Unfortunate circumstances happen to good people sometimes.

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