Luke 1:5-8 NIV

The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold

5 In the time of Herod king of Judea1 there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah;2 his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron.

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6 Both of them were upright in the sight of God, observing all the Lord's commandments and regulations blamelessly.3

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7 But they had no children, because Elizabeth was barren; and they were both well along in years.
8 Once when Zechariah's division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God,4

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