26Andin the sixthmonth the angelGabriel was sentfromGodunto a city of Galilee,namedNazareth,27To a virginespoused to a manwhosename was Joseph,of the house of David;and the virgin'sname was Mary.28And the angel came inuntoher, and said , Hail , thou that art highly favoured , the Lord is withthee:blessed art thouamongwomen.29And when she saw him, she was troubledathissaying,and cast in her mind what manner of salutationthis should be .
30And the angelsaid unto her,Fearnot,Mary:for thou hast foundfavourwithGod.31And,behold , thou shalt conceivein thy womb,and bring forth a son,and shalt callhisnameJESUS.32He shall begreat,and shall be called the Son of the Highest:and the LordGod shall give unto him the throne of hisfatherDavid:33And he shall reignover the house of Jacobforever;and of hiskingdom there shall benoend.34ThensaidMaryunto the angel,Howshallthisbe , seeing I knownot a man?35And the angelanswered and said unto her, The HolyGhost shall comeuponthee,and the power of the Highest shall overshadowthee:thereforealso that holy thing which shall be bornofthee shall be called the Son of God.36And,behold , thycousinElisabeth,shehathalsoconceived a soninher old age:andthisis the sixthmonth with her,who was calledbarren.37ForwithGodnothingshall be impossible .
38AndMarysaid , Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto meaccording to thyword.And the angeldepartedfromher.39AndMaryaroseinthosedays, and wentinto the hill countrywithhaste,into a city of Juda;40Andenteredinto the house of Zacharias,andsalutedElisabeth.41And it came to pass , that, whenElisabethheard the salutation of Mary, the babeleapedinherwomb;andElisabeth was filled with the HolyGhost:42And she spake out with a loudvoice,andsaid , Blessed art thouamongwomen,andblessed is the fruit of thywomb.43Andwhence is this to me,that the mother of myLord should cometome?44For,lo , as soon as the voice of thysalutationsoundedinmineears, the babeleapedinmywombforjoy.45Andblessed is she that believed : for there shall be a performance of those things which were toldherfrom the Lord.46AndMarysaid , Mysoul doth magnify the Lord,47Andmyspirit hath rejoicedinGodmySaviour.48For he hath regarded the low estate of hishandmaiden:for,behold , fromhenceforthallgenerations shall callmeblessed .
49For he that is mighty hath done to me great things;andholy is hisname.50Andhismercy is on them that fearhimfromgeneration to generation.51
He hath shewedstrengthwithhisarm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of theirhearts.52
He hath put down the mightyfrom their seats,andexalted them of low degree.53
He hath filled the hungry with good things;and the rich he hath sentemptyaway .
He hath holpenhisservantIsrael, in remembrance of his mercy;55As he spaketoourfathers, to Abraham,and to hisseedforever.56AndMaryabodewithheraboutthreemonths,andreturnedto her ownhouse.