Luke 1:1-6 NIV

Introduction

1:1-4Ref -- Ac 1:1

1 Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilleda among us,

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    • a 1:1 - Or "been surely believed"
      2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the first1 were eyewitnesses2 and servants of the word.3

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      3 Therefore, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, it seemed good also to me to write an orderly account4 for you, most excellent5 Theophilus,6

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      4 so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.7

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      The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold

      5 In the time of Herod king of Judea8 there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah;9 his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron.

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      6 Both of them were upright in the sight of God, observing all the Lord's commandments and regulations blamelessly.10

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