Luke 1:26-31 NIV

The Birth of Jesus Foretold

26 In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel1 to Nazareth,2 a town in Galilee,

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      27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph,3 a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary.

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      28 The angel went to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you."
      29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be.
      30 But the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid,4 Mary, you have found favor with God.5

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          31 You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus.6

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