Luke 1:63
Strong's Lexicon
[Zechariah] asked for
αἰτήσας (aitēsas)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 154: To ask, request, petition, demand. Of uncertain derivation; to ask.

a tablet
πινακίδιον (pinakidion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4093: A tablet for writing. Diminutive of pinax; a tablet.

[and] wrote
ἔγραψεν (egrapsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

“His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 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.

name
ὄνομα (onoma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3686: Name, character, fame, reputation. From a presumed derivative of the base of ginosko; a 'name'.

is
ἐστὶν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

John.
Ἰωάννης (Iōannēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2491: Of Hebrew origin; Joannes, the name of four Israelites.

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

they were all astonished.
ἐθαύμασαν (ethaumasan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2296: (a) intrans: I wonder, marvel, (b) trans: I wonder at, admire. From thauma; to wonder; by implication, to admire.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
He asked for a writing tablet and wrote: HIS NAME IS JOHN. And they were all amazed.

New American Standard Bible
And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "His name is John." And they were all astonished.

King James Bible
And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone's astonishment he wrote, "His name is John."

New Living Translation
He motioned for a writing tablet, and to everyone's surprise he wrote, "His name is John."

English Standard Version
And he asked for a writing tablet and wrote, “His name is John.” And they all wondered.

New American Standard Bible
And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "His name is John." And they were all astonished.

King James Bible
And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He asked for a writing tablet and wrote: HIS NAME IS JOHN. And they were all amazed.

International Standard Version
He asked for a writing tablet and wrote, "His name is John." And everyone was amazed.

NET Bible
He asked for a writing tablet and wrote, "His name is John." And they were all amazed.

American Standard Version
And he asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all.

English Revised Version
And he asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marveled all.

Young's Literal Translation
and having asked for a tablet, he wrote, saying, 'John is his name;' and they did all wonder;






Cross References
Matthew 8:10
When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.

Luke 1:13
But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

Luke 1:60
And his mother answered and said, Not so; but he shall be called John.

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 1:62
And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called.

Luke 1:61
And they said unto her, There is none of thy kindred that is called by this name.

Luke 1:64
And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed, and he spake, and praised God.

Luke 1:65
And fear came on all that dwelt round about them: and all these sayings were noised abroad throughout all the hill country of Judaea.

Luke 1:66
And all they that heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying, What manner of child shall this be! And the hand of the Lord was with him.
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