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

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Discussion for Luke 1

  • Bruce
    steve:what is the WILL of GOD?
  • Steve morrow
    bruce ---1 peter 4:1for as much then as CHRIST hath suffered for us in the flesh arm yourselves likewise with the same mind for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin4:2that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men but to the will of GOD 1 JOHN2:17AND THE WORLD PASSETH AWAY AND THE LUST THEREOF BUT HE THAT DOETH THE WILL OF GOD ABIDETH FOREVER
  • Bruce
    disciple: No one can keep the commandments! They show us how sinful we are, in need of a perfect Sacrifice. Hebrews 10:12/ Without The Blood of The Lamb,The Son of God,there is no Salvation. The Father will call: John 6:44/Forgiving 1John 1:9/Baptized with the Holy Ghost:Matthew 3:11/You will be made new 2Corinthians5:17 you will know impossible not to know! We're Holy before Him because of JESUS
  • Irene123
    Eliz. barrenness wasn't an unfortunate circumstance; it was God's plan to bring forth John at that time. Why John 'n Jesus were born 6 mos. apart I don't know; God has His planned timing. I concur that Zach. 'n Eliz. were sad about no children, but they stayed with the Lord in spite of trials. And were they BLESSED!!! God is so GOOD - all the time - if we will just trust Him, with patience.
  • A disciple
    "And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years." Difficulties and sorrows and being deprived of the natural comforts and good things of this life, did not keep Zechariah and Elizabeth from loving the LORD and walking faithfully with Him; and they found out one day, how God had a special plan for them: to be the parents of John the Baptist!
  • A disciple
    "And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless." God has given us commandments and statutes for living good and holy before Him. The reason He gave us commandments, is for us to do them, that we may live and be blessed. We have all heard the devil's lies, saying that "no one can keep the commandments;" this is to get us to sin!

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