Luke 2:28

“Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then tooke hee him vp in his armes, and blessed God, and said,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

then he took Him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

then he received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he took him in his arms and gave praise to God and said,
- Basic English Bible

*he* received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- Darby Bible

Then he took him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- Webster's Bible

he took Him up in his arms and blessed God and said,
- Weymouth Bible

then he received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,
- World English Bible

he took hym in to hise armes, and he blesside God,
- Wycliffe Bible

then he took him in his arms, and blessed God, and he said,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:28


Lu 2:28 And said. The utterances of Elizabeth, Mary and Simeon are consecutive. Each begins where the other ends. Mary sings her own born Messiah, Zacharias celebrates the triumph of Israel, and Simeon announces the hopes of the Gentiles. But, besides this holding forth the Messiah as a Savior for Gentile as well as Jew, what is remarkable is that he announces in Jesus a suffering Messiah as well as a glorious (Whedon).

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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