Luke 1:69

“And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hath raised vp an horne of saluation for vs, in the house of his seruant Dauid,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of David His servant--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And hath raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of his servant David
- American Standard Version (1901)

Lifting up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David,
- Basic English Bible

and raised up a horn of deliverance for us in the house of David his servant;
- Darby Bible

And hath raised up a horn of salvation for us, in the house of his servant David:
- Webster's Bible

And has raised up a mighty Deliverer for us In the house of David His servant--
- Weymouth Bible

and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David
- World English Bible

And he hath rerid to vs an horn of heelthe in the hous of Dauid, his child.
- Wycliffe Bible

And did raise an horn of salvation to us, In the house of David His servant,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:69


1:69 A horn - Signifies honour, plenty, and strength. A horn of salvation - That is, a glorious and mighty Saviour.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:69


Lu 1:69 An horn of salvation. An allusion to the Savior (2Sa 22:3 Ps 18:2). The horn was a symbol of power (Jer 48:25 La 2:3 Da 7:24 Zec 1:19).

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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