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Luke 1:17 NAS

17 "It is he who will 1go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of 2Elijah, 3TO TURN THE HEARTS OF THE FATHERS BACK TO THE CHILDREN, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, so as to 4make ready a people prepared for the Lord."

References for Luke 1:17

Study tools for Luke 1:17

  • a 1:1 - Or "on which there is full conviction"
  • b 1:2 - Lit "became"
  • c 1:2 - Or "ministers"
  • d 1:2 - I.e. gospel
  • e 1:3 - Or "followed"
  • f 1:4 - Or "orally instructed in"
  • g 1:5 - I.e. Zechariah
  • h 1:5 - Gr "Abia"
  • i 1:5 - I.e. of priestly descent
  • j 1:7 - Lit "days"
  • k 1:12 - Or "fell upon"
  • l 1:13 - Lit "call his name"
  • m 1:15 - Lit "from"
  • n 1:18 - Lit "days"
  • o 1:19 - Lit "stand beside"
  • p 1:22 - Or "beckoning to" or "nodding to"
  • q 1:24 - Lit "was hidden"
  • r 1:27 - Or "betrothed;" i.e. the first stage of marriage in Jewish culture, usually lasting for a year before the wedding night. More legal than engagement
  • s 1:27 - Lit "house"
  • t 1:27 - Gr "Mariam;" i.e. Heb Miriam; so throughout Luke
  • u 1:28 - Or "woman richly blessed"
  • v 1:28 - Or "be"
  • w 1:34 - Lit "will"
  • x 1:34 - Lit "know no man"
  • y 1:35 - Lit "the holy thing begotten"
  • z 1:36 - Lit "this is the sixth month to her who"
  • { 1:37 - Lit "not any word"
  • | 1:38 - I.e. female slave
  • } 1:39 - Lit "in these days"
  • ~ 1:43 - Lit "from where this to me"
  •  1:45 - Or "believed, because there will be"
  • € 1:45 - Lit "from"
  •  1:46 - Lit "makes great"
  • ‚ 1:48 - I.e. female slave
  • ƒ 1:50 - Lit "unto generations and generations"
  • „ 1:51 - Lit "might"
  • … 1:51 - Lit "thought, attitude"
  • † 1:54 - Lit "So as to remember"
  • ‡ 1:55 - Lit "seed"
  • ˆ 1:57 - Lit "was fulfilled"
  • ‰ 1:58 - Lit "magnified"
  • Š 1:59 - Lit "after the name of"
  • ‹ 1:71 - Or "Deliverance"
  • Œ 1:77 - Or "Consisting in"