Luke 1:73

“The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The oath which he spake unto Abraham our father,
- American Standard Version (1901)

The oath which he made to Abraham, our father,
- Basic English Bible

[the] oath which he swore to Abraham our father,
- Darby Bible

The oath which he swore to our father Abraham,
- Webster's Bible

The oath which He swore to Abraham our forefather,
- Weymouth Bible

the oath which he spoke to Abraham, our father,
- World English Bible

The greet ooth that he swoor to Abraham, oure fadir, to yyue hym silf to vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

An oath that He sware to Abraham our father,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:73


Lu 1:73 The oath. This oath is recorded in Ge 22:16-17. It was an oath in which God swore by himself, because he could swear by no greater (Heb 6:13,14), that he would surely bless Abraham and his posterity; that promise was now to be entirely fulfilled by the coming of the Messiah.

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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