Luke 1:18
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English Standard Version
And Zechariah said to the angel, “How shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in years.”

King James Bible
And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

American Standard Version
And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Zachary said to the angel: Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in years.

English Revised Version
And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Zacharias said to the angel, By what shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife far advanced in years.

Weymouth New Testament
"By what proof," asked Zechariah, "shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is far advanced in years."

Luke 1:18 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Whereby (κατὰ τί)

Lit., according to what? It demands a standard of knowledge, a sign.

For

I require a sign, for I am old.

Luke 1:18 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Whereby.

Luke 1:34 Then said Mary to the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Genesis 15:8 And he said, LORD God, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?

Genesis 17:17 Then Abraham fell on his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born to him that is an hundred years old?...

Genesis 18:12 Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

Judges 6:36-40 And Gideon said to God, If you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said...

Isaiah 38:22 Hezekiah also had said, What is the sign that I shall go up to the house of the LORD?

for.

Luke 1:7 And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years.

Numbers 11:21-23 And Moses said, The people, among whom I am, are six hundred thousand footmen; and you have said, I will give them flesh...

2 Kings 7:2 Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven...

Romans 4:19 And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old...

Cross References
Genesis 15:8
But he said, "O Lord GOD, how am I to know that I shall possess it?"

Genesis 17:17
Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed and said to himself, "Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? Shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?"

Genesis 18:12
So Sarah laughed to herself, saying, "After I am worn out, and my lord is old, shall I have pleasure?"

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