Luke 1:57-80 NAS

John Is Born

57 Now the time ahad come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son.

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    • ˆ 1:57 - Lit "was fulfilled"
      58 Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had b1displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her.

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        • ‰ 1:58 - Lit "magnified"
          59 And it happened that on 2the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, cafter his father.

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            • Š 1:59 - Lit "after the name of"
              60 But his mother answered and said, "No indeed; but 3he shall be called John."

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              61 And they said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who is called by that name."
              62 And they 4made signs to his father, as to what * he wanted him called.

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              63 And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "5His name is John." And they were all astonished.

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              64 6And at once his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he began to speak in praise of God.

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              65 Fear came on all those living around them; and all these matters were being talked about in all 7the hill country of Judea.

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              66 All who heard them kept them in mind, saying, "What then will this child turn out to be?" For 8the hand of the Lord was certainly with him.

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              Zacharias's Prophecy

              67 And his father Zacharias 9was filled with the Holy Spirit, and 10prophesied, saying:

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              68 "11Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, For He has visited us and accomplished 12redemption for His people,

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              69 And has raised up a 13horn of salvation for us In the house of David 14His servant -

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              70 15As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets 16from of old -

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              71 d17Salvation 18FROM OUR ENEMIES, And FROM THE HAND OF ALL WHO HATE US;

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                • ‹ 1:71 - Or "Deliverance"
                  72 19To show mercy toward our fathers, 20And to remember His holy covenant,

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                  73 21The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,

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                  74 To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear,
                  75 22In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days.

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                  76 "And you, child, will be called the 23prophet of 24the Most High; For you will go on 25BEFORE THE LORD TO 26PREPARE HIS WAYS;

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                  77 To give to His people the knowledge of salvation eBy 27the forgiveness of their sins,

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                    • Œ 1:77 - Or "Consisting in"
                      78 Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which 28the Sunrise from on high will visit us,

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                      79 29TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the 30way of peace."

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                      80 31And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

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