Luke 1:12

12 When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with fear.

Read Luke 1:12 Using Other Translations

And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.
And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him.
Zechariah was shaken and overwhelmed with fear when he saw him.

What does Luke 1:12 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 1:12

And when Zacharias saw him
The angel; he was troubled, and fear fell upon him; for such appearances of angels were not now so common as formerly: and when they were more usual, generally had such effects on the minds, even of good men; see ( Judges 6:22 ) ( Daniel 8:17 ) .

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