LUKE 1:50

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.”

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Luke 1:50 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
his αὐτόν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons his
mercy ἔλεος Compassion (human or divine, especially active) mercy
is (No Greek definition. English implied.)
on them that fear φοβουμένοις To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere fear
him αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons him
from εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases from
generation γενεὰς A generation; by implication, an age (the period or the persons) generation
to generation. γενεῶν A generation; by implication, an age (the period or the persons) generation

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  • 48  For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

  • 49  For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.

  • 50  And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.

  • 51  He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.

  • 52  He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.




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