Luke 2:6

“And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And so it was, that while they were there, the dayes were accomplished that she should be deliuered.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

While they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, while they were there, the days were fulfilled that she should be delivered.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And while they were there, the time came for her to give birth.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass, while they were there, the days of her giving birth [to her child] were fulfilled,
- Darby Bible

And so it was, that while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.
- Webster's Bible

But while they were there, her full time came,
- Weymouth Bible

It happened, while they were there, that the day had come that she should give birth.
- World English Bible

And it was don, while thei weren there, the daies weren fulfillid, that sche schulde bere child.
- Wycliffe Bible

And it came to pass, in their being there, the days were fulfilled for her bringing forth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 2:6


2:6 And while they were there, the days were fulfilled that she should be delivered - Mary seems not to have known that the child must have been born in Bethlehem, agreeably to the prophecy. But the providence of God took care for it.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:6


Lu 2:6 And so it was. Mary and Joseph, when journeying to Bethlehem, were probably ignorant of the fact that they were helping to fulfill the prophecy that pointed to Bethlehem as the birthplace of Christ.

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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