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Luke 1:76-78 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

76 And thou, [a]babe, shalt be called the Prophet of the most High: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,

77 And to [b]give knowledge of salvation unto his people, by the [c]remission of their sins,

78 Through the tender mercy of our God, whereby the [d]dayspring from on high hath visited us,


  1. Luke 1:76 Though thou be at this present never so little.
  2. Luke 1:77 Open the way.
  3. Luke 1:77 Forgiveness of sins, is the means whereby God saveth us, Rom. 4:7.
  4. Luke 1:78 Or bud, or branch; he alludeth unto the places in Jer. 23:5; Zech. 3:8 and 6:12, and he is called a bud from on high, that is, sent from God unto us, and not as other buds which bud out of the earth.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Luke 1:76-78 New International Version (NIV)

76 And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High;
    for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him,
77 to give his people the knowledge of salvation
    through the forgiveness of their sins,
78 because of the tender mercy of our God,
    by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven

New International Version (NIV)

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