"For 1He has hadregard for the humblestate of His abondslave ; For behold, from thistime on allgenerations will count me 2blessed.
"For the MightyOne has donegreatthings for me; And holy is His name.
"3AND HIS MERCY IS bUPON GENERATIONAFTERGENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO FEAR HIM.
"4He has donecmightydeeds with His arm ; He has scattered those who were proud in the dthoughts of their heart.
"He has broughtdownrulers from their thrones, And has 5exalted those who were humble.
"6HE HAS FILLED THE HUNGRY WITH GOODTHINGS ; And sentaway the richempty-handed.
"He has givenhelp to Israel His servant, eIn remembrance of His mercy,
557As He spoke to our fathers, 8To Abraham and his fdescendantsforever."
And Marystayed with her aboutthreemonths, and then returned to her home.
57Now the timeghad come for Elizabeth to givebirth, and she gavebirth to a son.
Her neighbors and her relativesheard that the Lord had h9displayed His greatmercytoward her; and they were rejoicing with her.