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Luke 1:59-69 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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59 And on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they would have named him Zechari'ah 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 said, "Not so; 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, "None of your kindred is called by this 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, inquiring what he would have 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 writing tablet, and wrote, "His name is John." And they all marveled. 63 He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone's astonishment he wrote, "His name is John."
64 And immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he spoke, blessing God. 64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak, praising God.
65 And fear came on all their neighbors. And all these things were talked about through all the hill country of Judea; 65 The neighbors were all filled with awe, and throughout the hill country of Judea people were talking about all these things.
66 and all who heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying, "What then will this child be?" For the hand of the Lord was with him. 66 Everyone who heard this wondered about it, asking, "What then is this child going to be?" For the Lord's hand was with him.
67 And his father Zechari'ah was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying, 67 His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied:
68 "Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people, 68 "Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people.
69 and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David, 69 He has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David