Luke 1:57

The Birth of John the Baptist

57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son.

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Luke 1:57 in Other Translations

KJV
57 Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son.
ESV
57 Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son.
NLT
57 When it was time for Elizabeth’s baby to be born, she gave birth to a son.
MSG
57 When Elizabeth was full-term in her pregnancy, she bore a son.
CSB
57 Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she had a son.

Luke 1:57 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 1:57

Now Elisabeth's full time came
The nine months, which is the full time of a woman's going with child, were now complete; for in the sixth month of Elisabeth's pregnancy, or when she had been gone six months with child, the angel acquainted Mary with it, and she had stayed about three months with her; but now had left her, to shun the company which would be at the delivery of her; though some think, she stayed till that time was over, which is not so probable; and so her reckoning being out, and the time come,

that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son,
according to the angel's prediction both to Zacharias and Mary, ( Luke 1:13 Luke 1:36 ) .

Luke 1:57 In-Context

55 to Abraham and his descendants forever, just as he promised our ancestors.”
56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home.
57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son.
58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy.
59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him after his father Zechariah,
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