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Luke 1 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:1 - Forasmuch G1895 as many G4183 have taken in hand G2021 to set forth in order G392 a declaration G1335 of G4012 those things G4229 which are most surely believed G4135 among G1722 us, G2254

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:2 - Even G2531 as they delivered G3860 them unto us, G2254 which G3588 from G575 the beginning G746 were G1096 eyewitnesses, G845 and G2532 ministers G5257 of the word; G3056

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:3 - It seemed G1380 good to me also, G2504 having had perfect G199 understanding G3877 of all things G3956 from the very first, G509 to write G1125 unto thee G4671 in order, G2517 most excellent G2903 Theophilus, G2321

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:4 - That G2443 thou mightest know G1921 the certainty G803 of G4012 those things, G3056 wherein G3739 thou hast been instructed. G2727

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:5 - There was G1096 in G1722 the days G2250 of Herod, G2264 the king G935 of Judaea, G2449 a certain G5100 priest G2409 named G3686 Zacharias, G2197 of G1537 the course G2183 of Abia: G7 and G2532 his G846 wife G1135 was of G1537 the daughters G2364 of Aaron, G2 and G2532 her G846 name G3686 was Elisabeth. G1665

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:6 - And G1161 they were G2258 both G297 righteous G1342 before G1799 God, G2316 walking G4198 in G1722 all G3956 the commandments G1785 and G2532 ordinances G1345 of the Lord G2962 blameless. G273

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:7 - And G2532 they G846 had G2258 no G3756 child, G5043 because G2530 that Elisabeth G1665 was G2258 barren, G4723 and G2532 they G846 both G297 were G2258 now well stricken G4260 in G1722 years. G2250

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:8 - And G1161 it came to pass, G1096 that while G1722 he G846 executed the priest's office G2407 before G1725 God G2316 in G1722 the order G5010 of his G846 course, G2183

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:9 - According G2596 to the custom G1485 of the priest's office, G2405 his lot G2975 was to burn incense G2370 when he went G1525 into G1519 the temple G3485 of the Lord. G2962

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:10 - And G2532 the whole G3956 multitude G4128 of the people G2992 were G2258 praying G4336 without G1854 at the time G5610 of incense. G2368

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:11 - And G1161 there appeared G3700 unto him G846 an angel G32 of the Lord G2962 standing G2476 on G1537 the right side G1188 of the altar G2379 of incense. G2368

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:12 - And G2532 when Zacharias G2197 saw G1492 him, he was troubled, G5015 and G2532 fear G5401 fell G1968 upon G1909 him. G846

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:13 - But G1161 the angel G32 said G2036 unto G4314 him, G846 Fear G5399 not, G3361 Zacharias: G2197 for G1360 thy G4675 prayer G1162 is heard; G1522 and G2532 thy G4675 wife G1135 Elisabeth G1665 shall bear G1080 thee G4671 a son, G5207 and G2532 thou shalt call G2564 his G846 name G3686 John. G2491

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:14 - And G2532 thou G4671 shalt have G2071 joy G5479 and G2532 gladness; G20 and G2532 many G4183 shall rejoice G5463 at G1909 his G846 birth. G1083

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:15 - For G1063 he shall be G2071 great G3173 in the sight G1799 of the Lord, G2962 and G2532 shall drink G4095 neither G3364 wine G3631 nor G2532 strong drink; G4608 and G2532 he shall be filled G4130 with the Holy G40 Ghost, G4151 even G2089 from G1537 his G846 mother's G3384 womb. G2836

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:16 - And G2532 many G4183 of the children G5207 of Israel G2474 shall he turn G1994 to G1909 the Lord G2962 their G846 God. G2316

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:17 - And G2532 he G846 shall go G4281 before G1799 him G846 in G1722 the spirit G4151 and G2532 power G1411 of Elias, G2243 to turn G1994 the hearts G2588 of the fathers G3962 to G1909 the children, G5043 and G2532 the disobedient G545 to G1722 the wisdom G5428 of the just; G1342 to make ready G2090 a people G2992 prepared G2680 for the Lord. G2962

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:18 - And G2532 Zacharias G2197 said G2036 unto G4314 the angel, G32 Whereby G2596 G5101 shall I know G1097 this? G5124 for G1063G1473 am G1510 an old man, G4246 and G2532 my G3450 wife G1135 well stricken G4260 in G1722 years. G2250 G846

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:19 - And G2532 the angel G32 answering G611 said G2036 unto him, G846G1473 am G1510 Gabriel, G1043 that stand G3936 in the presence G1799 of God; G2316 and G2532 am sent G649 to speak G2980 unto G4314 thee, G4571 and G2532 to shew G2097  thee G4671 these G5023 glad tidings. G2097

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:20 - And, G2532 behold, G2400 thou G2071 shalt be dumb, G4623 and G2532 not G3361 able G1410 to speak, G2980 until G891 the day G2250 that G3739 these things G5023 shall be performed, G1096 because G473 G3739 thou believest G4100 not G3756 my G3450 words, G3056 which G3748 shall be fulfilled G4137 in G1519 their G846 season. G2540

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:21 - And G2532 the people G2992 waited G2258 G4328 for Zacharias, G2197 and G2532 marvelled G2296 that G1722 he G846 tarried so long G5549 in G1722 the temple. G3485

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:22 - And G1161 when he came out, G1831 he could G1410 not G3756 speak G2980 unto them: G846 and G2532 they perceived G1921 that G3754 he had seen G3708 a vision G3701 in G1722 the temple: G3485 for G2532 he G846 beckoned G2258 G1269 unto them, G846 and G2532 remained G1265 speechless. G2974

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:23 - And G2532 it came to pass, G1096 that, as soon as G5613 the days G2250 of his G846 ministration G3009 were accomplished, G4130 he departed G565 to G1519 his own G846 house. G3624

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:24 - And G1161 after G3326 those G5025 days G2250 his G846 wife G1135 Elisabeth G1665 conceived, G4815 and G2532 hid G4032 herself G1438 five G4002 months, G3376 saying, G3004

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:25 -  G3754 Thus G3779 hath G4160  the Lord G2962 dealt G4160 with me G3427 in G1722 the days G2250 wherein G3739 he looked on G1896 me, to take away G851 my G3450 reproach G3681 among G1722 men. G444

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:26 - And G1161 in G1722 the sixth G1623 month G3376 the angel G32 Gabriel G1043 was sent G649 from G5259 God G2316 unto G1519 a city G4172 of Galilee, G1056 named G3739 G3686 Nazareth, G3478

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:27 - To G4314 a virgin G3933 espoused G3423 to a man G435 whose G3739 name G3686 was Joseph, G2501 of G1537 the house G3624 of David; G1138 and G2532 the virgin's G3933 name G3686 was Mary. G3137

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:28 - And G2532 the angel G32 came in G1525 unto G4314 her, G846 and said, G2036 Hail, G5463 thou that art highly favoured, G5487 the Lord G2962 is with G3326 thee: G4675 blessed G2127 art thou G4771 among G1722 women. G1135

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:29 - And G1161 when she saw G1492 him, she was troubled G1298 at G1909 his G846 saying, G3056 and G2532 cast in her mind G1260 what manner G4217 of salutation G783 this G3778 should be. G1498

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:30 - And G2532 the angel G32 said G2036 unto her, G846 Fear G5399 not, G3361 Mary: G3137 for G1063 thou hast found G2147 favour G5485 with G3844 God. G2316

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:31 - And, G2532 behold, G2400 thou shalt conceive G4815 in G1722 thy womb, G1064 and G2532 bring forth G5088 a son, G5207 and G2532 shalt call G2564 his G846 name G3686 JESUS. G2424

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:32 - He G3778 shall be G2071 great, G3173 and G2532 shall be called G2564 the Son G5207 of the Highest: G5310 and G2532 the Lord G2962 God G2316 shall give G1325 unto him G846 the throne G2362 of his G846 father G3962 David: G1138

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:33 - And G2532 he shall reign G936 over G1909 the house G3624 of Jacob G2384 for G1519 ever; G165 and G2532 of his G846 kingdom G932 there shall be G2071 no G3756 end. G5056

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:34 - Then G1161 said G2036 Mary G3137 unto G4314 the angel, G32 How G4459 shall G2071  this G5124 be, G2071 seeing G1893 I know G1097 not G3756 a man? G435

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:35 - And G2532 the angel G32 answered G611 and said G2036 unto her, G846 The Holy G40 Ghost G4151 shall come G1904 upon G1909 thee, G4571 and G2532 the power G1411 of the Highest G5310 shall overshadow G1982 thee: G4671 therefore G1352 also G2532 that holy thing G40 which shall be born G1080 of G1537 thee G4675 shall be called G2564 the Son G5207 of God. G2316

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:36 - And, G2532 behold, G2400 thy G4675 cousin G4773 Elisabeth, G1665 she G846 hath G4815  also G2532 conceived G4815 a son G5207 in G1722 her G846 old age: G1094 and G2532 this G3778 is G2076 the sixth G1623 month G3376 with her, G846 who G3588 was called G2564 barren. G4723

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:37 - For G3754 with G3844 God G2316 nothing G3756 G3956 G4487 shall be impossible. G101

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:38 - And G1161 Mary G3137 said, G2036 Behold G2400 the handmaid G1399 of the Lord; G2962 be it G1096 unto me G3427 according G2596 to thy G4675 word. G4487 And G2532 the angel G32 departed G565 from G575 her. G846

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:39 - And G1161 Mary G3137 arose G450 in G1722 those G5025 days, G2250 and went G4198 into G1519 the hill country G3714 with G3326 haste, G4710 into G1519 a city G4172 of Juda; G2448

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:40 - And G2532 entered G1525 into G1519 the house G3624 of Zacharias, G2197 and G2532 saluted G782 Elisabeth. G1665

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:41 - And G2532 it came to pass, G1096 that, when G5613 Elisabeth G1665 heard G191 the salutation G783 of Mary, G3137 the babe G1025 leaped G4640 in G1722 her G846 womb; G2836 and G2532 Elisabeth G1665 was filled G4130 with the Holy G40 Ghost: G4151

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:42 - And G2532 she spake out G400 with a loud G3173 voice, G5456 and G2532 said, G2036 Blessed G2127 art thou G4771 among G1722 women, G1135 and G2532 blessed G2127 is the fruit G2590 of thy G4675 womb. G2836

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:43 - And G2532 whence G4159 is this G5124 to me, G3427 that G2443 the mother G3384 of my G3450 Lord G2962 should come G2064 to G4314 me? G3165

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:44 - For, G1063 lo, G2400 as soon as G5613 the voice G5456 of thy G4675 salutation G783 sounded G1096 in G1519 mine G3450 ears, G3775 the babe G1025 leaped G4640 in G1722 my G3450 womb G2836 for G1722 joy. G20

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:45 - And G2532 blessed G3107 is she that believed: G4100 for G3754 there shall be G2071 a performance G5050 of those things which were told G2980 her G846 from G3844 the Lord. G2962

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:46 - And G2532 Mary G3137 said, G2036 My G3450 soul G5590 doth magnify G3170 the Lord, G2962

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:47 - And G2532 my G3450 spirit G4151 hath rejoiced G21 in G1909 God G2316 my G3450 Saviour. G4990

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:48 - For G3754 he hath regarded G1914 G1909 the low estate G5014 of his G846 handmaiden: G1399 for, G1063 behold, G2400 from G575 henceforth G3568 all G3956 generations G1074 shall call G3106  me G3165 blessed. G3106

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:49 - For G3754 he that is mighty G1415 hath done G4160 to me G3427 great things; G3167 and G2532 holy G40 is his G846 name. G3686

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:50 - And G2532 his G846 mercy G1656 is on them that fear G5399 him G846 from G1519 generation G1074 to generation. G1074

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:51 - He hath shewed G4160 strength G2904 with G1722 his G846 arm; G1023 he hath scattered G1287 the proud G5244 in the imagination G1271 of their G846 hearts. G2588

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:52 - He hath put down G2507 the mighty G1413 from G575 their seats, G2362 and G2532 exalted G5312 them of low degree. G5011

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:53 - He hath filled G1705 the hungry G3983 with good things; G18 and G2532 the rich G4147 he hath sent G1821  empty G2756 away. G1821

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:54 - He hath holpen G482 his G846 servant G3816 Israel, G2474 in remembrance G3415 of his mercy; G1656

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:55 - As G2531 he spake G2980 to G4314 our G2257 fathers, G3962 to Abraham, G11 and G2532 to his G846 seed G4690 for G1519 ever. G165

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:56 - And G1161 Mary G3137 abode G3306 with G4862 her G846 about G5616 three G5140 months, G3376 and G2532 returned G5290 to G1519 her own G846 house. G3624

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:57 - Now G1161 Elisabeth's G1665 full G4130  time G5550 came G4130 that she G846 should be delivered; G5088 and G2532 she brought forth G1080 a son. G5207

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:58 - And G2532 her neighbours G4040 and G2532 her G846 cousins G4773 heard G191 how G3754 the Lord G2962 had shewed great G3170 mercy G1656 G846 upon G3326 her; G846 and G2532 they rejoiced G4796 with her. G846

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:59 - And G2532 it came to pass, G1096 that on G1722 the eighth G3590 day G2250 they came G2064 to circumcise G4059 the child; G3813 and G2532 they called G2564 him G846 Zacharias, G2197 after G1909 the name G3686 of his G846 father. G3962

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:60 - And G2532 his G846 mother G3384 answered G611 and said, G2036 Not G3780 so; but G235 he shall be called G2564 John. G2491

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:61 - And G2532 they said G2036 unto G4314 her, G846 G3754 There is G2076 none G3762 of G1722 thy G4675 kindred G4772 that G3739 is called G2564 by this G5129 name. G3686

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:62 - And G1161 they made signs G1770 to his G846 father, G3962 how G5101 G302 he would have G2309 him G846 called. G2564

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:63 - And G2532 he asked for G154 a writing table, G4093 and wrote, G1125 saying, G3004 His G846 name G3686 is G2076 John. G2491 And G2532 they marvelled G2296 all. G3956

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:64 - And G1161 his G846 mouth G4750 was opened G455 immediately, G3916 and G2532 his G846 tongue G1100 loosed, and G2532 he spake, G2980 and praised G2127 God. G2316

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:65 - And G2532 fear G5401 came G1096 on G1909 all G3956 that dwelt round about G4039 them: G846 and G2532 all G3956 these G5023 sayings G4487 were noised abroad G1255 throughout G1722 all G3650 the hill country G3714 of Judaea. G2449

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:66 - And G2532 all G3956 they that heard G191 them laid them up G5087 in G1722 their G846 hearts, G2588 saying, G3004 What G5101 manner G686 of child G3813 shall G2071  this G5124 be! G2071 And G2532 the hand G5495 of the Lord G2962 was G2258 with G3326 him. G846

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:67 - And G2532 his G846 father G3962 Zacharias G2197 was filled G4130 with the Holy G40 Ghost, G4151 and G2532 prophesied, G4395 saying, G3004

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:68 - Blessed G2128 be the Lord G2962 God G2316 of Israel; G2474 for G3754 he hath visited G1980 and G2532 redeemed G3085 his G846 people, G2992 G4160

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:69 - And G2532 hath raised up G1453 an horn G2768 of salvation G4991 for us G2254 in G1722 the house G3624 of his G846 servant G3816 David; G1138

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:70 - As G2531 he spake G2980 by G1223 the mouth G4750 of his G846 holy G40 prophets, G4396 which G3588 have been since G575 the world began: G165

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:71 - That we should be saved G4991 from G1537 our G2257 enemies, G2190 and G2532 from G1537 the hand G5495 of all G3956 that hate G3404 us; G2248

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:72 - To perform G4160 the mercy G1656 promised to G3326 our G2257 fathers, G3962 and G2532 to remember G3415 his G846 holy G40 covenant; G1242

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:73 - The oath G3727 which G3739 he sware G3660 to G4314 our G2257 father G3962 Abraham, G11

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:74 - That he would grant G1325 unto us, G2254 that we being delivered G4506 out of G1537 the hand G5495 of our G2257 enemies G2190 might serve G3000 him G846 without fear, G870

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:75 - In G1722 holiness G3742 and G2532 righteousness G1343 before G1799 him, G846 all G3956 the days G2250 of our G2257 life. G2222

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:76 - And G2532 thou, G4771 child, G3813 shalt be called G2564 the prophet G4396 of the Highest: G5310 for G1063 thou shalt go G4313 before G4253 the face G4383 of the Lord G2962 to prepare G2090 his G846 ways; G3598

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - To give G1325 knowledge G1108 of salvation G4991 unto his G846 people G2992 by G1722 the remission G859 of their G846 sins, G266

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:78 - Through G1223 the tender G4698 mercy G1656 of our G2257 God; G2316 whereby G1722 G3739 the dayspring G395 from G1537 on high G5311 hath visited G1980 us, G2248

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:79 - To give light G2014 to them that sit G2521 in G1722 darkness G4655 and G2532 in the shadow G4639 of death, G2288 to guide G2720 our G2257 feet G4228 into G1519 the way G3598 of peace. G1515

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:80 - And G1161 the child G3813 grew, G837 and G2532 waxed strong G2901 in spirit, G4151 and G2532 was G2258 in G1722 the deserts G2048 till G2193 the day G2250 of his G846 shewing G323 unto G4314 Israel. G2474

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