Luke 1:64

64 Instantly Zechariah could speak again, and he began praising God.

Luke 1:64 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 1:64

And his mouth was opened immediately
As soon as ever the child was named, and so all things accomplished which the angel had foretold;

and his tongue loosed;
the impediments of speech were removed, and the use of his tongue and lips was restored unto him:

and he spake and praised God;
for the safe delivery of his wife; for the birth of his son, the forerunner of Christ; for the conception of the Messiah; for God's gracious regards to his church and people, in these instances; and for the restoration of speech and hearing to himself, of which he had been some time deprived for his unbelief.

Luke 1:64 In-Context

62 So they used gestures to ask the baby’s father what he wanted to name him.
63 He motioned for a writing tablet, and to everyone’s surprise he wrote, “His name is John.”
64 Instantly Zechariah could speak again, and he began praising God.
65 Awe fell upon the whole neighborhood, and the news of what had happened spread throughout the Judean hills.
66 Everyone who heard about it reflected on these events and asked, “What will this child turn out to be?” For the hand of the Lord was surely upon him in a special way.
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