Luke 1:80
Modern Translations
New International Version
And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he lived in the wilderness until he appeared publicly to Israel.

New Living Translation
John grew up and became strong in spirit. And he lived in the wilderness until he began his public ministry to Israel.

English Standard Version
And the child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Berean Study Bible
And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he lived in the wilderness until the time of his public appearance to Israel.

New American Standard Bible
Now the child grew and was becoming strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

NASB 1995
And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

NASB 1977
And the child continued to grow, and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Amplified Bible
The child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel [as John the Baptist, the forerunner of the Messiah].

Christian Standard Bible
The child grew up and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The child grew up and became spiritually strong, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Contemporary English Version
As John grew up, God's Spirit gave him great power. John lived in the desert until the time he was sent to the people of Israel.

Good News Translation
The child grew and developed in body and spirit. He lived in the desert until the day when he appeared publicly to the people of Israel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The child John grew and became spiritually strong. He lived in the desert until the day he appeared to the people of Israel.

International Standard Version
Now the child continued to grow and to become spiritually strong. He lived in the wilderness until the day he appeared in Israel.

NET Bible
And the child kept growing and becoming strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day he was revealed to Israel.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.

New King James Version
So the child grew and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his manifestation to Israel.

King James 2000 Bible
And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his showing unto Israel.

New Heart English Bible
The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

World English Bible
The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

American King James Version
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his showing to Israel.

American Standard Version
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his showing unto Israel.

A Faithful Version
And the little child grew and was strengthened in spirit; and he was in the wilderness until the day of his appearing to Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
-- And the child grew and was strengthened in spirit; and he was in the deserts until the day of his shewing to Israel.

English Revised Version
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his showing to Israel.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the childe grewe, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the wildernesse, til the day came that he should shewe him selfe vnto Israel.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the chylde grewe, and waxed strong in spirite, and was in wildernesse till the day came when he should shewe hym selfe vnto the Israelites.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And the childe grew, and waxed stronge in sprete, and was in the wyldernes, tyll the tyme that he shulde shewe him self vnto the people of Israel.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And the chylde grew and wexed stronge in sprete and was in wyldernes tyll the daye cam when he shuld shewe him sylfe vnto the Israhelites.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit, and he was in the deserts until the day of his showing to Israel.

Berean Literal Bible
And the child continued to grow and was strengthened in spirit; and he was in the deserted places until the day of his appearance to Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit, and he was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit, and he was in the deserts till the day of his shewing forth to Israel.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And the child grew and was strengthened in spirit; and he was in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit; and was in the deserts until the day of his manifestation to Israel.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And the child grew, and he was strengthened in spirit. And he was in the wilderness, until the day of his manifestation to Israel.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the boy was growing and being strengthened in spirit, and he dwelt in the wilderness until the day of his manifestation unto Israel.

Lamsa Bible
The boy grew and became strong in spirit; and he was in the desert until the day of his appearance to Israel.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he was in the deserts till the day of his manifestation to Israel.

Godbey New Testament
And the little child continued to grow and waxed strong in spirit; and was in the deserts until the day of his showing unto Israel.

Haweis New Testament
And the child grew, and became mighty in spirit, and was in the deserts until the days of his public exhibition to Israel.

Mace New Testament
Now the child continued to grow, and greatly improv'd in sense; and was in the desarts till the time, when he was to be manifested to Israel.

Weymouth New Testament
And the child grew and became strong in character, and lived in the Desert till the time came for him to appear publicly to Israel.

Worrell New Testament
And the child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his manifestation to Israel.

Worsley New Testament
And the child grew, and became strong in spirit: and he was in the deserts till the time of his being manifested to Israel.








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