Luke 2:26

“And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it was reuealed vnto him by the holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seene the Lords Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it had been revealed unto him by the Holy Spirit, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he had knowledge, through the Holy Spirit, that he would not see death till he had seen the Lord's Christ.
- Basic English Bible

And it was divinely communicated to him by the Holy Spirit, that he should not see death before he should see [the] Lord's Christ.
- Darby Bible

And it was revealed to him by the Holy Spirit, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
- Webster's Bible

To him it had been revealed by the Holy Spirit that he should not see death until he had seen the Lord's Anointed One.
- Weymouth Bible

It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he should not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
- World English Bible

And he hadde takun an answere of the Hooli Goost, that he schulde not se deeth, but he sawy first the Crist of the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

and it hath been divinely told him by the Holy Spirit -- not to see death before he may see the Christ of the Lord.
- 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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