Luke 1:6

“And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the Commandements and ordinances of the Lord, blamelesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They were upright in the eyes of God, keeping all the rules and orders of God, and doing no wrong.
- Basic English Bible

And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
- Darby Bible

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
- Webster's Bible

They were both of them upright before God, blamelessly obeying all the Lord's precepts and ordinances.
- Weymouth Bible

They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.
- World English Bible

And bothe weren iust bifor God, goynge in alle the maundementis and iustifiyngis of the Lord, withouten pleynt.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they were both righteous before God, going on in all the commands and righteousnesses of the Lord blameless,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:6


1:6 Walking in all the moral commandments, and ceremonial ordinances, blameless - How admirable a character! May our behaviour be thus unblamable, and our obedience thus sincere and universal!


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:6


Lu 1:6 They were both righteous. Almost invariably great men of God are born of parents eminently pious. Augustine, Luther, Wesley, and Campbell are examples.

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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