Parallel Bible results for Luke 1:57-80

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Luke 1:57-80

NRS 57 Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son. NIV 57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. NRS 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her. NIV 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. NRS 59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him Zechariah after his father. NIV 59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him after his father Zechariah, NRS 60 But his mother said, "No; he is to be called John." NIV 60 but his mother spoke up and said, "No! He is to be called John." NRS 61 They said to her, "None of your relatives has this name." NIV 61 They said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who has that name." NRS 62 Then they began motioning to his father to find out what name he wanted to give him. NIV 62 Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child. NRS 63 He asked for a writing tablet and wrote, "His name is John." And all of them were amazed. NIV 63 He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone's astonishment he wrote, "His name is John." NRS 64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue freed, and he began to speak, praising God. NIV 64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak, praising God. NRS 65 Fear came over all their neighbors, and all these things were talked about throughout the entire hill country of Judea. NIV 65 The neighbors were all filled with awe, and throughout the hill country of Judea people were talking about all these things. NRS 66 All who heard them pondered them and said, "What then will this child become?" For, indeed, the hand of the Lord was with him. NIV 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. NRS 67 Then his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke this prophecy: NIV 67 His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: NRS 68 "Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has looked favorably on his people and redeemed them. NIV 68 "Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people. NRS 69 He has raised up a mighty savior for us in the house of his servant David, NIV 69 He has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David NRS 70 as he spoke through the mouth of his holy prophets from of old, NIV 70 (as he said through his holy prophets of long ago), NRS 71 that we would be saved from our enemies and from the hand of all who hate us. NIV 71 salvation from our enemies and from the hand of all who hate us-- NRS 72 Thus he has shown the mercy promised to our ancestors, and has remembered his holy covenant, NIV 72 to show mercy to our fathers and to remember his holy covenant, NRS 73 the oath that he swore to our ancestor Abraham, to grant us NIV 73 the oath he swore to our father Abraham: NRS 74 that we, being rescued from the hands of our enemies, might serve him without fear, NIV 74 to rescue us from the hand of our enemies, and to enable us to serve him without fear NRS 75 in holiness and righteousness before him all our days. NIV 75 in holiness and righteousness before him all our days. NRS 76 And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; for you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways, NIV 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, NRS 77 to give knowledge of salvation to his people by the forgiveness of their sins. NIV 77 to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins, NRS 78 By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, NIV 78 because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven NRS 79 to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace." NIV 79 to shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace." NRS 80 The child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day he appeared publicly to Israel. NIV 80 And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he lived in the desert until he appeared publicly to Israel.