Luke 1:80

“And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the childe grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts, till the day of his shewing vnto Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his showing unto Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the child became tall, and strong in spirit; and he was living in the waste land till the day when he came before the eyes of Israel.
- Basic English Bible

-- And the child grew and was strengthened in spirit; and he was in the deserts until the day of his shewing to Israel.
- Darby Bible

And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his showing to Israel.
- Webster's Bible

And the child grew and became strong in character, and lived in the Desert till the time came for him to appear publicly to Israel.
- Weymouth Bible

The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
- World English Bible

And the child wexide, and was coumfortid in spirit, and was in desert placis `til to the dai of his schewing to Israel.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit, and he was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 1:80


Lu 1:80 The child . . . was in the deserts. In the wilderness of Judea where he could have ample opportunity for communion with God.

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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