Luke 1:8

“And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it came to passe, that while he executed the Priests office before God in the order of his course,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now it happened {that} while he was performing his priestly service before God in the {appointed} order of his division,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now it came to pass, while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now it came about that in his turn he was acting as priest before God,
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass, as he fulfilled his priestly service before God in the order of his course,
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, that, while he executed the priests' office before God in the order of his course,
- Webster's Bible

Now while he was doing priestly duty before God in the prescribed course of his class,
- Weymouth Bible

Now it happened, while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his division,
- World English Bible

And it bifel, that whanne Zacarie schulde do the office of preesthod, in the ordre of his cours tofor God,
- Wycliffe Bible

And it came to pass, in his acting as priest, in the order of his course before God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:8


Lu 1:8 While he executed the priest's office. His course came on duty once in twenty-four weeks, and then he repaired to Jerusalem to remain his week.

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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