Luke 1:26-38 NAS

Jesus' Birth Foretold

26 Now in the sixth month the angel 1Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called 2Nazareth,

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27 to 3a virgin aengaged to a man whose name was Joseph, 4of the bdescendants of David; and the virgin's name was cMary.

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    • r 1:27 - Or "betrothed;" i.e. the first stage of marriage in Jewish culture, usually lasting for a year before the wedding night. More legal than engagement
    • s 1:27 - Lit "house"
    • t 1:27 - Gr "Mariam;" i.e. Heb Miriam; so throughout Luke
      28 And coming in, he said to her, "Greetings, dfavored one! The Lord eis with you."

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        • u 1:28 - Or "woman richly blessed"
        • v 1:28 - Or "be"
          29 But she 5was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was.

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          30 The angel said to her, "6Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.

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          31 "And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you 7shall name Him Jesus.

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          32 "He will be great and will be called the Son of 8the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him 9the throne of His father David;

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          33 10and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, 11and His kingdom will have no end."
          34 Mary said to the angel, "How fcan this be, since I gam a virgin * *?"

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            • w 1:34 - Lit "will"
            • x 1:34 - Lit "know no man"
              35 The angel answered and said to her, "12The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of 13the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason 14the hholy Child shall be called 15the Son of God.

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                • y 1:35 - Lit "the holy thing begotten"
                  36 "And behold, even your relative Elizabeth has also conceived a son in her old age; and ishe who was called barren is now in her sixth month.

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                    • z 1:36 - Lit "this is the sixth month to her who"
                      37 "For j16nothing * * will be impossible with God."

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                      38 And Mary said, "Behold, the kbondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word." And the angel departed from her.

                      References for Luke 1:38

                        • | 1:38 - I.e. female slave