Luke 1:66

“And all they that heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying, What manner of child shall this be! And the hand of the Lord was with him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And all they that had heard them, layde them vp in their hearts, saying, What maner of childe shal this be? And the hand of the Lord was with him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All who heard them kept them in mind, saying, "What then will this child {turn out to} be? For the hand of the Lord was certainly with him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all that heard them laid them up in their heart, saying, What then shall this child be? For the hand of the Lord was with him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all who had word of them kept them in their minds and said, What will this child be? For the hand of the Lord was with him.
- Basic English Bible

And all who heard them laid them up in their heart, saying, What then will this child be? And [the] Lord's hand was with him.
- Darby Bible

And all they that had heard them, laid them up in their hearts, saying, What manner of child will this be! And the hand of the Lord was with him.
- Webster's Bible

All who heard the story treasured it in their memories. "What then will this child be?" they said. For the lord's hand was indeed with him.
- Weymouth Bible

All who heard them laid them up in their heart, saying, "What then will this child be?" The hand of the Lord was with him.
- World English Bible

And alle men that herden puttiden in her herte, and seiden, What maner child schal this be? For the hoond of the Lord was with hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and all who heard did lay them up in their hearts, saying, `What then shall this child be?' and the hand of the Lord was with him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:66


1:66 The hand of the Lord - The peculiar power and blessing of God.


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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