Luke 1 KJV

1 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,
3 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,
4 That thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed .
8 And it came to pass , that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,
9 According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
11 And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.
12 And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled , and fear fell upon him.
15 For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.
16 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdoma of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

References for Luke 1:17

    • a 1:17 - to the wisdom: or, by the wisdom
      19 And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings .
      21 And the people waited * for Zacharias, and marvelled that he tarried so long in the temple.
      22 And when he came out , he could not speak unto them: and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple: for he beckoned * unto them, and remained speechless.
      23 And it came to pass , that, as soon as the days of his ministration were accomplished , he departed to his own house.
      25 Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.
      28 And the angel came in unto her, and said , Hail , thou that art highly favoured , the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
      29 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be .
      30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
      31 And, behold , thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.
      32 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
      33 And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.
      35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
      41 And it came to pass , that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost:
      42 And she spake out with a loud voice, and said , Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.
      43 And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?
      45 And blessed is she that believed : for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.
      46 And Mary said , My soul doth magnify the Lord,
      49 For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.
      50 And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.
      51 He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
      52 He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.
      53 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away .
      54 He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;
      57 Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered ; and she brought forth a son.
      58 And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had shewed great mercy * upon her; and they rejoiced with her.
      59 And it came to pass , that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father.
      60 And his mother answered and said , Not so; but he shall be called John.
      61 And they said unto her *, There is none of thy kindred that is called by this name.
      62 And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called .
      63 And he asked for a writing table, and wrote , saying , His name is John. And they marvelled all.
      65 And fear came on all that dwelt round about them: and all these sayingsb were noised abroad throughout all the hill country of Judaea.

      References for Luke 1:65

        • b 1:65 - sayings: or, things
          66 And all they that heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying , What manner of child shall this be ! And the hand of the Lord was with him.
          68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people * ,
          69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David;
          70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:
          71 That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us;
          74 That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear,
          76 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
          77 To give knowledge of salvation unto his people byc the remission of their sins,

          References for Luke 1:77

            • c 1:77 - by: or, for
              78 Through the tenderd mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,

              References for Luke 1:78

                • d 1:78 - tender...: or, bowels of the mercy
                  79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.