Luke 2:13

“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And suddenly there was with the Angel a multitude of the heauenly hoste praising God, and saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And suddenly there was with the angel a great band of spirits from heaven, giving praise to God, and saying,
- Basic English Bible

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying,
- Darby Bible

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
- Webster's Bible

And immediately there was with the angel a multitude of the army of Heaven praising God and saying,
- Weymouth Bible

Suddenly, there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly army praising God, and saying,
- World English Bible

And sudenli ther was maad with the aungel a multitude of heuenli knyythod, heriynge God,
- Wycliffe Bible

And suddenly there came with the messenger a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God, and saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:13


Lu 2:13 A multitude of the heavenly host; i.e., angels, who are represented as a host surrounding the throne of God (1Ki 22:19 2Ch 18:18 Ps 103:21 Da 7:10 Mt 26:53 Re 19:14). Praising God. Their praises are recorded in Lu 2:14.

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

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