"1HE HAS FILLED THE HUNGRY WITH GOODTHINGS ; And sentaway the richempty-handed.
"He has givenhelp to Israel His servant, aIn remembrance of His mercy,
552As He spoke to our fathers, 3To Abraham and his bdescendantsforever."
And Marystayed with her aboutthreemonths, and then returned to her home.
57Now the timechad come for Elizabeth to givebirth, and she gavebirth to a son.
Her neighbors and her relativesheard that the Lord had d4displayed His greatmercytoward her; and they were rejoicing with her.
And it happened that on 5the eighthday they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, eafter his father.
But his motheranswered and said, "Noindeed ; but 6he shall be calledJohn."
And they said to her, "There is nooneamong your relativeswho is called by that name."
And they 7madesigns to his father, as to what he wanted him called.
And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "8His name is John." And they were allastonished.