Luke 2:16

“And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they came with haste, and found Mary and Ioseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they came in a hurry and found their way to Mary and Joseph, and the baby as He lay in the manger.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they came quickly, and saw Mary and Joseph, and the child in the place where the cattle had their food.
- Basic English Bible

And they came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger;
- Darby Bible

And they came with haste, and found Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
- Webster's Bible

So they made haste and came and found Mary and Joseph, with the babe lying in the manger.
- Weymouth Bible

They came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby was lying in the feeding trough.
- World English Bible

And thei hiyynge camen, and founden Marie and Joseph, and the yong child leid in a cratche.
- Wycliffe Bible

And they came, having hasted, and found both Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:16


Lu 2:16 Came with haste. Mark the prompt obedience to the heavenly vision displayed by the shepherds. We see in them no doubts, or questionings, or hesitations.

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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