Luke 1:58

“And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had shewed great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had shewed great mercy vpon her, and they reioyced with her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And her neighbors and her kinsfolk heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy towards her; and they rejoiced with her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And it came to the ears of her neighbours and relations that the Lord had been very good to her, and they took part in her joy.
- Basic English Bible

And her neighbours and kinsfolk heard that [the] Lord had magnified his mercy with her, and they rejoiced with her.
- Darby Bible

And her neighbors and her cousins heard that the Lord had shown great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.
- Webster's Bible

and her neighbours and relatives heard how the Lord had had great compassion on her; and they rejoiced with her.
- Weymouth Bible

Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy towards her, and they rejoiced with her.
- World English Bible

And the neiyboris and cosyns of hir herden, that the Lord hadde magnyfied his mercy with hir; and thei thankiden hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the neighbours and her kindred heard that the Lord was making His kindness great with her, and they were rejoicing with her.
- 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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