Luke 1:70

“As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As he spake by the mouth of his holy Prophets, which haue bene since the world began:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

(As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets that have been from of old),
- American Standard Version (1901)

(As he said, by the mouth of his holy prophets, from the earliest times,)
- Basic English Bible

as he spoke by [the] mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began;
- Darby Bible

As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began:
- Webster's Bible

As He has spoken from all time by the lips of His holy Prophets--
- Weymouth Bible

(as he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets who have been from of old),
- World English Bible

As he spak bi the mouth of hise hooli prophetis, that weren fro the world.
- Wycliffe Bible

As He spake by the mouth of His holy prophets, Which have been from the age;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:70


1:70 His prophets, who have been since the world began - For there were prophets from the very beginning.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:70


Lu 1:70 As he spke by the mouth of his holy prophets. "Of him have all the prophets borne witness" (Ac 10:43). "The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy" (Re 19:10). Bishop Brownrig says: ``The whole volume of Scripture did prophesy of him. He was the sum and scope of all their predictions. He was Abraham's promised seed, Abraham's Isaac, Jacob's Shiloh, Moses' Great Prophet, Esaias' Immanuel, Ezekiel's Shepherd, Daniel's Holy One, Zechariah's Branch, Malachi's Angel; all of them predictions to foretell his coming. All their types and ceremonies pointed at him. He was Abel's Sacrifice, Noah's Dove, Abraham's First Fruits, Aaron's Rod, the Israelites' Rock, the Patriarchs' Manna, David's Tabernacle, Solomon's Temple; all these prefigured his incarnation. They were the folds and swathing of the this babe Jesus.''

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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