Parallel Bible results for Luke 1:57-80

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Luke 1:57-80

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. NAS 67 And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying: NIV 67 His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: NAS 68 "Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people, NIV 68 "Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people. NAS 69 And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of David His servant - NIV 69 He has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David NAS 70 As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old - NIV 70 (as he said through his holy prophets of long ago), NAS 71 Salvation FROM OUR ENEMIES, And FROM THE HAND OF ALL WHO HATE US; NIV 71 salvation from our enemies and from the hand of all who hate us-- NAS 72 To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant, NIV 72 to show mercy to our fathers and to remember his holy covenant, NAS 73 The oath which He swore to Abraham our father, NIV 73 the oath he swore to our father Abraham: NAS 74 To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear, NIV 74 to rescue us from the hand of our enemies, and to enable us to serve him without fear NAS 75 In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days. NIV 75 in holiness and righteousness before him all our days. NAS 76 "And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on BEFORE THE LORD TO PREPARE HIS WAYS; NIV 76 And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, NAS 77 To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins, NIV 77 to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins, NAS 78 Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us, NIV 78 because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven NAS 79 TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace." NIV 79 to shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace." NAS 80 And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel. NIV 80 And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he lived in the desert until he appeared publicly to Israel.