Luke 1:54-64 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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54 "He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy, 54 He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful
55 As He spoke to our fathers, To Abraham and his descendants forever." 55 to Abraham and his descendants forever, even as he said to our fathers."
56 And Mary stayed with her about three months, and then returned to her home. 56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home.
57 Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son. 57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son.
58 Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her. 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy.
59 And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, after his father. 59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him after his father Zechariah,
60 But his mother answered and said, "No indeed ; but he shall be called John." 60 but his mother spoke up and said, "No! He is to be called John."
61 And they said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who is called by that name." 61 They said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who has that name."
62 And they made signs to his father, as to what he wanted him called. 62 Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child.
63 And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "His name is John." And they were all astonished. 63 He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone's astonishment he wrote, "His name is John."
64 And at once his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he began to speak in praise of God. 64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak, praising God.