Luke 1:78

“Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Through the tender mercy of our God, whereby the day-spring from on high hath visited vs,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Because of the tender mercy of our God, Whereby the dayspring from on high shall visit us,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because of the loving mercies of our God, by which the dawn from heaven has come to us,
- Basic English Bible

on account of [the] bowels of mercy of our God; wherein [the] dayspring from on high has visited us,
- Darby Bible

Through the tender mercy of our God; by which the day-spring from on high hath visited us,
- Webster's Bible

Through the tender compassion of our God, Through which the daybreak from on high will come to us,
- Weymouth Bible

because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,
- World English Bible

bi the inwardnesse of the merci of oure God, in the whiche he spryngynge vp fro an hiy hath visitid vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

Through the tender mercies of our God, In which the rising from on high did look upon us,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:78


1:78 The day spring - Or the rising sun; that is, Christ.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:78


Lu 1:78 The dayspring. Christ is the "morning light", the "rising sun" (Mal 4:2). The gospel brings "light" with it (Joh 3:19).

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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