34Marysaid to the angel, "Howacan this be, since I bam a virgin ?"
The angelanswered and said to her, "1The HolySpirit will come upon you, and the power of 2the MostHigh will overshadow you; and for that reason3the cholyChild shall be called4the Son of God.
"And behold, even your relativeElizabeth has alsoconceived a son in her oldage; and dshe who was calledbarren is now in her sixthmonth.
"For e5nothing will be impossible with God."
And Marysaid, "Behold, the fbondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word." And the angeldeparted from her.
39Nowgat thistimeMaryarose and went in a hurry to 6the hillcountry, to a city of Judah,
and entered the house of Zacharias and greetedElizabeth.
41WhenElizabethheardMary'sgreeting, the babyleaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was 7filled with the HolySpirit.
And she cried out with a loudvoice and said, "Blessed are you amongwomen, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!
"And hhow has it happened to me, that the mother of 8my Lord would come to me?
"For behold, when the sound of your greetingreached my ears, the babyleaped in my womb for joy.