Luke 1:72

“To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To performe the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy Couenant,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To show mercy towards, our fathers, And to remember his holy covenant;
- American Standard Version (1901)

To do acts of mercy to our fathers and to keep in mind his holy word,
- Basic English Bible

to fulfil mercy with our fathers and remember his holy covenant,
- Darby Bible

To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant:
- Webster's Bible

He dealt pitifully with our forefathers, And remembered His holy covenant,
- Weymouth Bible

to show mercy towards our fathers, to remember his holy covenant,
- World English Bible

To do merci with oure fadris, and to haue mynde of his hooli testament.
- Wycliffe Bible

To do kindness with our fathers, And to be mindful of His holy covenant,
- 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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