New Living Translation
Having carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I also have decided to write a careful account for you, most honorable Theophilus,
King James Bible
It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,
Darby Bible Translation
it has seemed good to me also, accurately acquainted from the origin with all things, to write to thee with method, most excellent Theophilus,
World English Bible
it seemed good to me also, having traced the course of all things accurately from the first, to write to you in order, most excellent Theophilus;
Young's Literal Translation
it seemed good also to me, having followed from the first after all things exactly, to write to thee in order, most noble Theophilus,
Luke 1:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:3 To write in order - St. Luke describes in order of time; first, The Acts of Christ; his conception, birth, childhood, baptism, miracles, preaching, passion, resurrection, ascension: then, The Acts of the Apostles. But in many smaller circumstances he does not observe the order of time. Most excellent Theophilus - This was the appellation usually given to Roman governors. Theophilus (as the ancients inform us) was a person of eminent quality at Alexandria. In Acts 1:1, St. Luke does not give him that title. He was then probably a private man. After the preface St. Luke gives us the history of Christ, from his coming into the world to his ascension into heaven.
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'There was, in the days of Herod the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth. 6. And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. 7. And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren; and they both were now well stricken in years. 8. And it came to pass, that, while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
The Dayspring from on High
Fourteenth Day. The Holy one of God.
In this way, you may know the truth and take an accurate report to those who sent you.
In my first book I told you, Theophilus, about everything Jesus began to do and teach
Then Peter told them exactly what had happened.
After spending some time in Antioch, Paul went back through Galatia and Phrygia, visiting and strengthening all the believers.
"From Claudius Lysias, to his Excellency, Governor Felix: Greetings!
For all of this, Your Excellency, we are very grateful to you.
But Paul replied, "I am not insane, Most Excellent Festus. What I am saying is the sober truth.
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