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

  • 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
  • What a wonderful a son we have Jesus
    It's wonderful to know Jesus so joyful!
  • Irene123
    V. 46 - proves that there are no 'loner' Christians. Jesus Himself gave us this example (Heb. 10:25) at the age of 12. And verifying scriptures are: Matt.12:9; 13:54; Mk.1:21, 29; Lk.4:38; 6:6; Jn.6:59; 12:42; and on and on. Rom. 10:14 - How can they hear without a preacher; 1 Tim. 4:14 - a Preacher (pastor) has hands laid on him by Holy Ghost filled men for God's spirit to 'ordain' him.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Luke 2: Although Joseph and Mary were in Galilee, their first-born Jesus was prophesied to be born in Bethlehem, several miles away. God made it happen through Augustus' decree on taxation. God's words are yeah and amen. No jot goes unfulfilled. This chapter reports the birth of our Our Lord and Saviour Jesus and His early days. God made man. Praise God on high.
  • Irene123
    Jesus was not a hypocrite, Matt. 23:3; He LIVED what He taught.

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