New American Standard Bible
And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, after his father.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they called it after the name of his father, Zacharias.
World English Bible
It happened on the eighth day, that they came to circumcise the child; and they would have called him Zacharias, after the name of the father.
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass, on the eighth day, they came to circumcise the child, and they were calling him by the name of his father, Zacharias,
Luke 1:59 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
On the eighth day - This was the day on which it was required to circumcise children, Genesis 21:4.
And they called him Zacharias - The name of the child was commonly given at the time of the circumcision, Genesis 21:3-4. The name "commonly" given to the eldest son was that of the father.
LibrarySeptember 9 Morning
He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.--LUKE 1:53. Thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore and repent. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.--When …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
The Judgment Upon Zacharias
Of Fervent Love and Vehement Desire of Receiving Christ
"And every male among you who is eight days old shall be circumcised throughout your generations, a servant who is born in the house or who is bought with money from any foreigner, who is not of your descendants.
'On the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
And when eight days had passed, before His circumcision, His name was then called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.
circumcised the eighth day, of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the Law, a Pharisee;
Jump to PreviousChild Circumcise Circumcision Eighth Father's Zacharias Zechariah Zechari'ah
Jump to NextChild Circumcise Circumcision Eighth Father's Zacharias Zechariah Zechari'ah
LinksLuke 1:59 NIV
Luke 1:59 NLT
Luke 1:59 ESV
Luke 1:59 NASB
Luke 1:59 KJV
Luke 1:59 Bible Apps
Luke 1:59 Biblia Paralela
Luke 1:59 Chinese Bible
Luke 1:59 French Bible
Luke 1:59 German Bible
Luke 1:59 Commentaries