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Luke 1:39

    Luke 1:39 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Mary arose in these days and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Mary got up and went quickly into the high lands, to a town of Judah;

    Webster's Revision

    And Mary arose in these days and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah;

    World English Bible

    Mary arose in those days and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Mary arose in these days and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah;

    Definitions for Luke 1:39

    Haste - To hurry; to urge on quickly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 1:39

    In those days - As soon as she could conveniently fit herself out for the journey.

    Hill country - Hebron, the city of the priests, Joshua 21:11, which was situated in the tribe of Judah, about forty miles south of Jerusalem, and upwards of seventy from Nazareth.

    With haste - This probably refers to nothing else than the earnestness of her mind to visit her relative Elisabeth, and to see what the Lord had wrought for her.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 1:39

    And Mary arose - The word "arose" here is equivalent to "setting out," or starting on a journey.

    The hill country - The region in the vicinity of Jerusalem, commonly called the hill country of Judea.

    City of Juda - What city is meant is not known. Some have supposed it to be Jerusalem, others Hebron; but all is conjecture. It was probably a Levitical city, and the residence of Zechariah when he was not employed in the temple.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 1:39

    1:39 A city of Judah - Probably Hebron, which was situated in the hill country of Judea, and belonged to the house of Aaron.