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Luke 1:43

    Luke 1:43 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And what is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come unto me?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    How is it that the mother of my Lord comes to me?

    Webster's Revision

    And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come unto me?

    World English Bible

    Why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come unto me?

    Definitions for Luke 1:43

    Whence - From where.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 1:43

    The mother of my Lord - The prophetic spirit, which appears to have overshadowed Elisabeth, gave her a clear understanding in the mystery of the birth of the promised Messiah.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 1:43

    And whence is this to me? - An expression of humility. Why is it that the mother of my Lord should come to me, as if to honor me?

    Mother of my Lord - The word "Lord" sometimes denotes "divinity," and sometimes superior, master, teacher, or governor. It was given by the Jews to their expected Messiah; but whether they understood it as denoting divinity cannot now be ascertained. It is clear only that Elizabeth used it as denoting great dignity and honor.