New International Version
This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."
King James Bible
And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
Darby Bible Translation
And this is the sign to you: ye shall find a babe wrapped in swaddling-clothes, and lying in a manger.
World English Bible
This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough."
Young's Literal Translation
and this is to you the sign: Ye shall find a babe wrapped up, lying in the manger.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This shall be a sign (or token) unto you - You shall find this glorious person, however strange it may appear, wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a stable! It is by humility that Christ comes to reign; and this is the only way into his kingdom! Pride is the character of all the children of Adam: humility the mark of the Son of God, and of all his followers. Christ came in the way of humility to destroy that pride which is the root of evil in the souls of men. And thus, according to the old medical aphorism, "Opposites are destroyed by their opposites."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryDecember 25. "I Bring You Glad Tidings" (Luke ii. 10).
"I bring you glad tidings" (Luke ii. 10). A Christmas spirit should be a spirit of humanity. Beside that beautiful object lesson on the Manger, the Cradle, and the lowly little child, what Christian heart can ever wish to be proud? It is a spirit of joy. It is right that these should be glad tidings, for, "Behold, I bring you glad tidings of great joy which shall be to all people." It is a spirit of love. It should be the joy that comes from giving joy to others. The central fact of Christmas is …
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Christ About his Father's Business
1 Samuel 2:34
"'And what happens to your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, will be a sign to you--they will both die on the same day.
2 Kings 19:29
"This will be the sign for you, Hezekiah: "This year you will eat what grows by itself, and the second year what springs from that. But in the third year sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.
2 Kings 20:8
Hezekiah had asked Isaiah, "What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me and that I will go up to the temple of the LORD on the third day from now?"
"Ask the LORD your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or in the highest heights."
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.
and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.
Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,
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