Luke 1:77

“To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To giue knowledge of saluation vnto his people, by the remission of their sinnes,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To give to His people {the} knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To give knowledge of salvation unto his people In the remission of their sins,
- American Standard Version (1901)

To give knowledge of salvation to his people, through the forgiveness of sins,
- Basic English Bible

to give knowledge of deliverance to his people by [the] remission of their sins
- Darby Bible

To give knowledge of salvation to his people, by the remission of their sins,
- Webster's Bible

To give to His People a knowledge of salvation In the forgiveness of their sins,
- Weymouth Bible

to give knowledge of salvation to his people by the remission of their sins,
- World English Bible

To yyue scyence of helthe to his puple, in to remyssioun of her synnes;
- Wycliffe Bible

To give knowledge of salvation to His people In remission of their sins,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:77


1:77 To give knowledge of salvation by the remission of sins - The knowledge of the remission of our sins being the grand instrument of present and eternal salvation, #Heb 8:11|,12. But the immediate sense of the words seems to be, to preach to them the Gospel doctrine of salvation by the remission of their sins.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:77


Lu 1:77 By the remission of their sins. The remainder of the sentence embodies the gospel in brief. It promises (1) salvation, (2) not merely political but spiritual. A remission of, and redemption from sin, (3) indicates the cause--the divine mercy (compare Joh 3:16; Eph 2:4-8), and (4) promises the result, "like to eyes in darkness, and peace to feet straying in paths of sorrow and perplexity".

Discussion for Luke 1

  • 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.
  • 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!

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