Luke 1:50
New International Version
His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.

New Living Translation
He shows mercy from generation to generation to all who fear him.

English Standard Version
And his mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation.

Berean Study Bible
His mercy extends to those who fear Him, from generation to generation.

Berean Literal Bible
And His mercy is to generations and generations, to those fearing Him.

King James Bible
And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.

New King James Version
And His mercy is on those who fear Him From generation to generation.

New American Standard Bible
“And His mercy is to generation after generation Toward those who fear Him.

NASB 1995
"AND HIS MERCY IS UPON GENERATION AFTER GENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO FEAR HIM.

NASB 1977
“AND HIS MERCY IS UPON GENERATION AFTER GENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO FEAR HIM.

Amplified Bible
“AND HIS MERCY IS UPON GENERATION AFTER GENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO [stand in great awe of God and] FEAR HIM.

Christian Standard Bible
His mercy is from generation to generation on those who fear him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His mercy is from generation to generation on those who fear Him.

American Standard Version
And his mercy is unto generations and generations On them that fear him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And his mercy for posterity and generations is upon those who revere him.”

Contemporary English Version
He always shows mercy to everyone who worships him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his mercy is from generation unto generations, to them that fear him.

English Revised Version
And his mercy is unto generations and generations On them that fear him.

Good News Translation
from one generation to another he shows mercy to those who honor him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
For those who fear him, his mercy lasts throughout every generation.

International Standard Version
His mercy lasts from generation to generation for those who fear him.

Literal Standard Version
And His kindness [is] to generations of generations, "" To those fearing Him;

NET Bible
from generation to generation he is merciful to those who fear him.

New Heart English Bible
His mercy is for generations of generations on those who fear him.

Weymouth New Testament
And His compassion is, generation after generation, Upon those who fear Him.

World English Bible
His mercy is for generations of generations on those who fear him.

Young's Literal Translation
And His kindness is to generations of generations, To those fearing Him,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Mary's Song
49For the Mighty One has done great things for me. Holy is His name. 50 His mercy extends to those who fear Him, from generation to generation. 51He has performed mighty deeds with His arm; He has scattered those who are proud in the thoughts of their hearts.…

Cross References
Psalm 103:17
But from everlasting to everlasting the loving devotion of the LORD extends to those who fear Him, and His righteousness to their children's children--

Luke 1:49
For the Mighty One has done great things for me. Holy is His name.


Treasury of Scripture

And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.

Genesis 17:7
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.

Exodus 20:6
And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

Exodus 34:6,7
And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, …









(50) His mercy is on them that fear him.--The words, as read by those for whom St. Luke wrote, would seem almost to foreshadow the Gospel of the Apostle of the Gentiles. Those that "feared God" were to be found not only among the children of Abraham, but also among "every nation" (Acts 10:2; Acts 10:35), and He would shew forth His mercy to all in whom that temper should be found.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

mercy
ἔλεος (eleos)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1656: Pity, mercy, compassion. Of uncertain affinity; compassion.

[extends]
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

to those
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

who fear
φοβουμένοις (phoboumenois)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5399: From phobos; to frighten, i.e. to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e. Revere.

Him,
αὐτόν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

from generation
γενεὰς (geneas)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 1074: From genos; a generation; by implication, an age.

to
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

generation.
γενεὰς (geneas)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 1074: From genos; a generation; by implication, an age.


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