Luke 1:72-80 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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72 To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant, 72 to show mercy to our fathers and to remember his holy covenant,
73 The oath which He swore to Abraham our father, 73 the oath he swore to our father Abraham:
74 To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear, 74 to rescue us from the hand of our enemies, and to enable us to serve him without fear
75 In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days. 75 in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.
76 "And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on BEFORE THE LORD TO PREPARE HIS WAYS; 76 And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him,
77 To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins, 77 to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins,
78 Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us, 78 because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven
79 TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace." 79 to shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace."
80 And 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. 80 And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he lived in the desert until he appeared publicly to Israel.