Luke 1:26-38 ESV

Birth of Jesus Foretold

26 In the sixth month the angel 1Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named 2Nazareth,

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      27 3to a virgin betrotheda to a man whose name was Joseph, 4of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary.

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        • b 1:27 - That is, legally pledged to be married
          28 And he came to her and said, "Greetings, 5O favored one, 6the Lord is with you!"b

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            • c 1:28 - Some manuscripts add Blessed are you among women!
              29 But 7she was greatly troubled at the saying, and tried to discern what sort of greeting this might be.

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                • 58 1:29 - See ver. 12
                  30 And the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, for 8you have found favor with God.

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                  31 And behold, 9you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and 10you shall call his name Jesus.

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                  32 He will be great and will be called the Son of 11the Most High. And the Lord God 12will give to him the throne of 13his father David,

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                  33 and he will reign over the house of Jacob 14forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end."

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                  34 And Mary said to the angel, "How will this be, since I am a virgin?"c

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                    • d 1:34 - Greek since I do not know a man
                      35 And the angel answered her, 15"The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of 16the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be bornd will be called 17holy--18the Son of God.

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                        • e 1:35 - Some manuscripts add of you
                          36 And behold, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son, and this is the sixth month with her 19who was called barren.

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                              37 For 20nothing will be impossible with God."

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                                  38 And Mary said, "Behold, I am the servante of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word." And 21the angel departed from her.

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                                    • f 1:38 - Greek bondservant; also verse 48