Luke 1:67

“And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And his father Zacharias was filled with the holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And his father, Zacharias, was full of the Holy Spirit, and with the voice of a prophet said these words:
- Basic English Bible

And Zacharias his father was filled with [the] Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- Darby Bible

And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- Webster's Bible

And Zechariah his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and spoke in a rapture of praise.
- Weymouth Bible

His father, Zacharias, was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
- World English Bible

And Zacarie, his fadir, was fulfillid with the Hooli Goost, and prophesiede,
- Wycliffe Bible

And Zacharias his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and did prophesy, saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:67


1:67 And Zacharias prophesied - Of things immediately to follow. But it is observable, he speaks of Christ chiefly; of John only, as it were, incidentally.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:67


Lu 1:67 Zacharias . . . prophesied. As soon as his tongue was loosed it was employed to praise the Lord. All inspired utterances are called prophesying, but in the present case there was clearly inspired prediction. In the Old Testament spirit the kingdom of Christ in the future is described in general terms.

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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