He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.1 The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,2
and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever; his kingdom3 will never end."4
"How will this be," Mary asked the angel, "since I am a virgin?"
The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you,5 and the power of the Most High6 will overshadow you. So the holy one7 to be born will be called the Son of God.8