English Standard Version
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!"
King James Bible
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
Darby Bible Translation
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good pleasure in men.
World English Bible
"Glory to God in the highest, on earth peace, good will toward men."
Young's Literal Translation
'Glory in the highest to God, and upon earth peace, among men -- good will.'
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Peace, good-will toward men (εἰρήνη ἐν ἀνθρώποις εὐδοκία)
Both Tischendorf and Westcott and Hort read εὐδοκίας which the Rev. follows. According to this the rendering is, unto men of good pleasure, or as Rev., among men in whom he is well pleased. Wyc., to men of good-will. For a similar construction, see Acts 9:15; Colossians 1:13.
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'... The babe lying in a manger...'--LUKE ii. 16. '... While He blessed them, He was parted from them, and carried up into heaven...'--LUKE xxiv. 51. 'This same Jesus... shall so come in like manner as ye have seen Him go...'--ACTS I. 11. These three fragments, which I have ventured to isolate and bring together, are all found in one author's writings. Luke's biography of Jesus stretches from the cradle in Bethlehem to the Ascension from Olivet. He narrates the Ascension twice, because it has two …
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And he shall be their peace. When the Assyrian comes into our land and treads in our palaces, then we will raise against him seven shepherds and eight princes of men;
And the crowds that went before him and that followed him were shouting, "Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!"
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us."
and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, "You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased."
saying, "Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!"
As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all),
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