Luke 2:11

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For vnto you is borne this day, in the citie of Dauid, a Sauiour, which is Christ the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for there is born to you this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For on this day, in the town of David, a Saviour has come to birth, who is Christ the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

for to-day a Saviour has been born to you in David's city, who is Christ [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

For to you is born this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

For a Saviour who is the Anointed Lord is born to you to-day, in the town of David.
- Weymouth Bible

For there is born to you, this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
- World English Bible

For a sauyoure is borun to dai to you, that is Crist the Lord, in the citee of Dauid.
- Wycliffe Bible

because there was born to you to-day a Saviour -- who is Christ the Lord -- in the city of David,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 2:11


2:11 To you - Shepherds; Israel; mankind.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:11


Lu 2:11 City of David. A term applied to the village of Bethlehem as the birthplace of the greatest among Israel's kings; David's greater Son begins his earthly career in his ancestor's home. Seven hundred years before the prophet had predicted the Messiah's birth at Bethlehem (Mic 5:2). Christ the Lord. The Anointed Lord, for which the nation was so eagerly longing.

Discussion for Luke 2

  • A dsiciple
    Insight; the Law given through Moses was right from the mouth of God; NOTHING of his own thoughts! It was for the blood that the woman was unclean in giving birth; and for bringing to remembrance the redemption sacrifice of Christ for all who are born of women, that this purification was required. The Lord Jesus Christ Himself is without sin; yet He subjected Himself to fulfill all righteousness.
  • A disciple
    Insight; Have you not read, or perhaps forgotten, that the Covenant God made with Abraham, He established for all the son's of the Covenant for ever? and shouldn't He also who made the Covenant, when He came in flesh, Himself be subject to His own oath? Why did Jesus go to John to be baptized? Because "Thus it becomes us to fulfill all righteousness." Circumcision is a sign in the flesh, of faith.
  • Insight777
    V22, the days were accomplished, 8 days passed, but it does not actually say Jesus was circumcised. The purpose of the birth of Jesus is to remove false religion to establish the true religion. Jesus never circumcised anyone or teach it. Woman, Mary, is not un-pure after giving birth. NO Blood sacrifice needed. Male babies are not holy and female babies unholy. Both are holy because God gave life.
  • Gloria
    Luke 2:52
    Is a verse that I like to include in my prayers for my children and grandchildren for favor with God and men, and to be prospered in all things.
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 2:40 AND THE CHILD GREW AND WAXED STRONG IN SPIRIT FILLED WITH WISDOM AND THE GRACE OF GOD WAS UPON HIM COLOSSIANS 3:16 LET THE WORD OF CHRIST DWELL IN YOU RICHLY IN ALL WISDOM TEACHING AND ADMONISHING ONE ANOTHER IN PSALMS AND HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS SINGING WITH GRACE IN YOUR HEARTS TO THE LORD
  • Donald
    I thought Zion was the city of David

Bible Options