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Luke 1:54 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He hath given help to Israel his servant, That he might remember mercy
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of [his] mercy;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He hath sustained his servant Israel, in remembrance of [his] mercy;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He has helped Israel his servant, in order to remember mercy,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He hath laid hold of Israel his servant, to be mindful of mercies:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He received again Israel His servant, To remember kindness,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He hath received Israel his servant, being mindful of his mercy.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Hee hath holpen his seruant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— He hath helped Isroel his servant, And hath remembered his mercy;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— He hath aided Israel his servant, and remembered his mercy,

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He hath holpen 482
{0482} Prime
From G0473 and the middle of G2983; to take hold of in turn, that is, succor; also to participate.
<5633> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 260
his y846
[0846] Standard
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
(0848) Complement
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
servant 3816
{3816} Prime
Perhaps from G3817; a boy (as often beaten with impunity), or (by analogy) a girl, and (generally) a child; specifically a slave or servant (especially a minister to a king; and by eminence to God).
Israel, 2474
{2474} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H3478]; Israel (that is, Jisrael), the adopted name of Jacob, including his descendants (literally or figuratively).
in remembrance 3415
{3415} Prime
Middle voice of a derivative of G3306 or perhaps of the base of G3145 (through the idea of fixture in the mind or of mental grasp); to bear in mind, that is, recollect; by implication to reward or punish.
<5683> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 159
of [his] mercy; 1656
{1656} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; compassion (human or divine, especially active).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 1:46-55.

Luke 1:54

_ _ holpen — Compare Psalms 89:19, “I have laid help on One that is mighty.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 1:39-56.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 1:54

He hath helped his servant Israel — By sending the Messiah.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 1:54

(b) He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of [his] mercy;

(b) He has helped Israel up with his arm, who had been completely cast down.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Luke 1:70-75 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: ... In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.
Psalms 98:3 He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
Isaiah 44:21 Remember these, O Jacob and Israel; for thou [art] my servant: I have formed thee; thou [art] my servant: O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me.
Isaiah 46:3-4 Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne [by me] from the belly, which are carried from the womb: ... And [even] to [your] old age I [am] he; and [even] to hoar hairs will I carry [you]: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver [you].
Isaiah 49:14-16 But Zion said, The LORD hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me. ... Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of [my] hands; thy walls [are] continually before me.
Isaiah 54:6-10 For the LORD hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God. ... For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee.
Isaiah 63:7-16 I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, [and] the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses. ... Doubtless thou [art] our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, [art] our father, our redeemer; thy name [is] from everlasting.
Jeremiah 31:3 The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, [saying], Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.
Jeremiah 31:20 [Is] Ephraim my dear son? [is he] a pleasant child? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 33:24-26 Considerest thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which the LORD hath chosen, he hath even cast them off? thus they have despised my people, that they should be no more a nation before them. ... Then will I cast away the seed of Jacob, and David my servant, [so] that I will not take [any] of his seed [to be] rulers over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: for I will cause their captivity to return, and have mercy on them.
Micah 7:20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, [and] the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
Zephaniah 3:14-20 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem. ... At that time will I bring you [again], even in the time that I gather you: for I will make you a name and a praise among all people of the earth, when I turn back your captivity before your eyes, saith the LORD.
Zechariah 9:9-11 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he [is] just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. ... As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein [is] no water.
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Ps 98:3. Is 44:21; 46:3; 49:14; 54:6; 63:7. Jr 31:3, 20; 33:24. Mi 7:20. Zp 3:14. Zc 9:9. Lk 1:70.

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