Parallel Bible results for Luke 1:57-66

New American Standard Bible

New International Version

Luke 1:57-66

NAS 57 Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son. NIV 57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. NAS 58 Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her. NIV 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. NAS 59 And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, after his father. NIV 59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him after his father Zechariah, NAS 60 But his mother answered and said, "No indeed; but he shall be called John." NIV 60 but his mother spoke up and said, "No! He is to be called John." NAS 61 And they said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who is called by that name." NIV 61 They said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who has that name." NAS 62 And they made signs to his father, as to what he wanted him called. NIV 62 Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child. NAS 63 And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "His name is John." And they were all astonished. NIV 63 He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone's astonishment he wrote, "His name is John." NAS 64 And at once his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he began to speak in praise of God. NIV 64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak, praising God. NAS 65 Fear came on all those living around them; and all these matters were being talked about in all the hill country of Judea. NIV 65 The neighbors were all filled with awe, and throughout the hill country of Judea people were talking about all these things. NAS 66 All who heard them kept them in mind, saying, "What then will this child turn out to be?" For the hand of the Lord was certainly with him. NIV 66 Everyone who heard this wondered about it, asking, "What then is this child going to be?" For the Lord's hand was with him.