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

  • A disciple
    Jedonai, You dare to say that we aren't able to keep God's commands? What God commands us to do; to love Him with all our being, and our neighbor as our selves; love out of a pure heart and a good conscience, and faith without hypocrisy; to not commit murder, adultery, lying, stealing, or coveting anything that is our neighbor's, and honoring our parents; Jesus said, "This do, and you shall live."
  • Jedonai
    steve:what is the WILL of GOD?
    This is the will of God. Luke 10:27. And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. Just ponder over it continually in your heart and the Holy Spirit will guide you.
  • 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.

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