Luke 1:58
New International Version
Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy.

New Living Translation
And when her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had been very merciful to her, everyone rejoiced with her.

English Standard Version
And her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

Berean Study Bible
Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they rejoiced with her.

Berean Literal Bible
And her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord was magnifying His mercy with her, and they were rejoicing with her.

New American Standard Bible
Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her.

King James Bible
And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had shewed great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.

Christian Standard Bible
Then her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her his great mercy, and they rejoiced with her.

Contemporary English Version
her neighbors and relatives heard how kind the Lord had been to her, and they too were glad.

Good News Translation
Her neighbors and relatives heard how wonderfully good the Lord had been to her, and they all rejoiced with her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her His great mercy, and they rejoiced with her.

International Standard Version
Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

NET Bible
Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

New Heart English Bible
Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy towards her, and they rejoiced with her.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And her neighbors heard, and the members of her family, that God had magnified his mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had been very kind to her, and they shared her joy.

New American Standard 1977
And her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And her neighbours and her relatives heard how the Lord had showed great mercy upon her, and they rejoiced with her.

King James 2000 Bible
And her neighbors and her cousins heard how the Lord had showed great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.

American King James Version
And her neighbors and her cousins heard how the Lord had showed great mercy on her; and they rejoiced with her.

American Standard Version
And her neighbors and her kinsfolk heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy towards her; and they rejoiced with her.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And her neighbours and kinsfolks heard that the Lord had shewed his great mercy towards her, and they congratulated with her.

Darby Bible Translation
And her neighbours and kinsfolk heard that [the] Lord had magnified his mercy with her, and they rejoiced with her.

English Revised Version
And her neighbours and her kinsfolk heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy towards her; and they rejoiced with her.

Webster's Bible Translation
And her neighbors and her cousins heard that the Lord had shown great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.

Weymouth New Testament
and her neighbours and relatives heard how the Lord had had great compassion on her; and they rejoiced with her.

World English Bible
Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy towards her, and they rejoiced with her.

Young's Literal Translation
and the neighbours and her kindred heard that the Lord was making His kindness great with her, and they were rejoicing with her.
Study Bible
The Birth of John the Baptist
57When the time came for Elizabeth to have her child, she gave birth to a son. 58Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they rejoiced with her. 59On the eighth day, when they came to circumcise the child, they were going to name him after his father Zechariah.…
Cross References
Genesis 19:19
Your servant has indeed found favor in your sight, and you have shown me great kindness by sparing my life. But I cannot run to the mountains; the disaster will overtake me, and I will die.

Ruth 4:14
Then the women said to Naomi, "Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a kinsman-redeemer. May his name become famous in Israel.

Luke 1:57
When the time came for Elizabeth to have her child, she gave birth to a son.

Luke 14:12
Then Jesus said to the man who had invited Him, "When you host a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or brothers or relatives or rich neighbors. Otherwise, they may invite you in return, and you will be repaid.

Treasury of Scripture

And her neighbors and her cousins heard how the Lord had showed great mercy on her; and they rejoiced with her.

her neighbours.

Luke 1:25
Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.

Ruth 4:14-17
And the women said unto Naomi, Blessed be the LORD, which hath not left thee this day without a kinsman, that his name may be famous in Israel…

Psalm 113:9
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

they.

Luke 1:14
And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.

Genesis 21:6
And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.

Isaiah 66:9,10
Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth? saith the LORD: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb? saith thy God…







Lexicon
Her
αὐτῆς (autēs)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 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.

neighbors
περίοικοι (perioikoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4040: Dwelling around; subst: a neighbor. From peri and oikos; housed around, i.e. Neighboring.

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

relatives
συγγενεῖς (syngeneis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4773: Akin to, related; subst: fellow countryman, kinsman. From sun and genos; a relative; by extension, a fellow countryman.

heard
ἤκουσαν (ēkousan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

[the] Lord
Κύριος (Kyrios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

had shown her great
ἐμεγάλυνεν (emegalynen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3170: (a) I enlarge, lengthen, (b) I increase, magnify, extol. From megas; to make great, i.e. Increase or extol.

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

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

they rejoiced with
συνέχαιρον (synechairon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4796: To rejoice with, congratulate. From sun and chairo; to sympathize in gladness, congratulate.

her.
αὐτῇ (autē)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 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.
(58) Her neighbours and her cousins.--Better, her kindred, as including a wider range of relations than that which comes within our definition of cousinship. The words imply that they had heard something of the vision in the Temple, and of what had been foretold of the future greatness of the child then born.

Had shewed great mercy upon her.--Literally, had magnified His mercy. The verb is the same as that which opens the Magnificat, and may well be looked upon as a kind of echo of it. The phrase is essentially a Hebrew one. (Comp. 1Samuel 12:24.)

Verse 58. - How the Lord had showed great mercy upon her. No doubt the vision of Zacharias in the temple, and his subsequent dumbness, had excited no little inquiry. That the reproach of Elisabeth should be taken away, no doubt few really believed. The birth of her son, however, set a seal upon the reality of the priest's vision. The rejoicings of her family were due to more than the birth of her boy. The story of the angel's message, coupled with the unnsual birth, set men thinking and asking what then would be the destiny of this child. Could it be that he was the promised Messiah? 1:57-66 In these verses we have an account of the birth of John the Baptist, and the great joy among all the relations of the family. He shall be called Johanan, or Gracious, because he shall bring in the gospel of Christ, wherein God's grace shines most bright. Zacharias recovered his speech. Unbelief closed his mouth, and believing opened it again: he believers, therefore he speaks. When God opens our lips, our mouths must show forth his praise; and better be without speech, than not use it in praising God. It is said, The hand of the Lord was working with John. God has ways of working on children in their infancy, which we cannot account for. We should observe the dealings of God, and wait the event.
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