Matthew 1:20-25 NIV

20 But after he had considered this, an angel1 of the Lord appeared to him in a dream2 and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.

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21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,a3 because he will save his people from their sins."4

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    • c 1:21 - "Jesus" is the Greek form of "Joshua," which means "the LORD saves."
      22 All this took place to fulfill5 what the Lord had said through the prophet:

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      23 "The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel"b6--which means, "God with us."

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      24 When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel7 of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife.

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      25 But he had no union with her until she gave birth to a son. And he gave him the name Jesus.8

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