Luke 2:17

“And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they had seene it, they made knowen abroad the saying, which was told them, concerning this child.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had seen this, they made known the statement which had been told them about this Child.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they saw it, they made known concerning the saying which was spoken to them about this child.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they saw it, they gave them an account of the things which had been said to them about the child.
- Basic English Bible

and having seen [it] they made known about the country the thing which had been said to them concerning this child.
- Darby Bible

And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.
- Webster's Bible

And when they saw the child, they told what had been said to them about Him;
- Weymouth Bible

When they saw it, they publicized widely the saying which was spoken to them about this child.
- World English Bible

And thei seynge, knewen of the word that was seid to hem of this child.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having seen, they made known abroad concerning the saying spoken to them concerning the child.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Luke 2

  • Irene123
    Vs. 8-12; every time I read these - I hear Linus; I am 74, but as with most adults I watched it with my kids. That scene with Linus will always be special to me. It was the only time 'religion' was allowed in a child's show.
  • A disciple
    "And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child. And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds." There has never been a problem with news and information getting out among the people, and all Israel knew what was reported about Jesus coming into the world. We too have been told all things by God.
  • A disciple
    "And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord." God in His great love and very good purposes has always had in His heart to save man, and to undo what the devil and sin has done to destroy us. Oh that all His works would praise Him!
  • Irene123
    To O. Bakre - I like the way you grouped the names together under one subject. Makes researching them easy. The Lord blessed you with that idea.
  • OLUGBENGA BAKRE
    Luke 2:52 is what any living soul should pray 4 from God, Jesus (King of Glory himself) grew in Wisdom and stature and in favour with God and man, Samuel in favour with God and man 1 samuel 2:26, Abraham favour, Joseph favour, Moses Favour. all the people that are noteworthy in the Bible are in favour with God and Man. Therefore I pray to Grow in Wisdom,Stature and in Favour with God
  • Isaac jozabad
    just as Jesus increased in love,favor and wisdom every minister of Christ Jesus should increase in love favor and wisdom with God if he is ready to serve God and his people
    verse 51

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