Luke 1:7

“And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they had no childe, because that Elizabeth was barren, and they both were now well striken in yeeres.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were `now' well stricken in years.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they were without children, because Elisabeth had never given birth, and they were at that time very old.
- Basic English Bible

And they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.
- Darby Bible

And they had no child, because Elisabeth was barren, and they both were far advanced in years.
- Webster's Bible

But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren; and both of them were far advanced in life.
- Weymouth Bible

But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they both were well advanced in years.
- World English Bible

And thei hadden no child, for Elizabeth was bareyn, and bothe weren of grete age in her daies.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and both were advanced in their days.
- 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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