Luke 1:40

40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth.

Luke 1:40 in Other Translations

40 And entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth.
40 and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.
40 where Zechariah lived. She entered the house and greeted Elizabeth.
40 straight to Zachariah's house, and greeted Elizabeth.
40 where she entered Zechariah's house and greeted Elizabeth.

Luke 1:40 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 1:40

And entered into the house of Zacharias,
&c] Which was in the above city, and might be well known to her: and saluted Elisabeth; not Zacharias; either because he was not at home; or because he was deaf and dumb, and could neither hear her salutation, nor return it; or because it was not usual for women to salute men, nor men to salute women; (See Gill on Luke 1:29), yet one woman might salute another; and especially Mary saluted Elisabeth, because she came to pay the visit to her, and it was with her she was principally concerned.

Luke 1:40 In-Context

38 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her.
39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea,
40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth.
41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.
42 In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!
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