39Nowaat thistimeMaryarose and went in a hurry to 1the hillcountry, to a city of Judah,
and entered the house of Zacharias and greetedElizabeth.
41WhenElizabethheardMary'sgreeting, the babyleaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was 2filled 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 bhow has it happened to me, that the mother of 3my Lord would come to me?
"For behold, when the sound of your greetingreached my ears, the babyleaped in my womb for joy.
"And 4blessed is she who cbelieved that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her dby the Lord."
And Marysaid: "5My soule6exalts the Lord,
And 7my spirit has rejoiced in 8God my Savior.
"For 9He has hadregard for the humblestate of His fbondslave; For behold, from thistime on allgenerations will count me 10blessed.
"For the MightyOne has donegreatthings for me; And holy is His name.
"11AND HIS MERCY IS gUPON GENERATIONAFTERGENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO FEAR HIM.
"12He has donehmightydeeds with His arm; He has scattered those who were proud in the ithoughts of their heart.
"He has broughtdownrulers from their thrones, And has 13exalted those who were humble.
"14HE HAS FILLED THE HUNGRY WITH GOODTHINGS; And sentaway the richempty-handed.
"He has givenhelp to Israel His servant, jIn remembrance of His mercy,
5515As He spoke to our fathers, 16To Abraham and his kdescendantsforever."
And Marystayed with her aboutthreemonths, and then returned to her home.