Luke 1:46-56 TNIV

Mary's Song

1:46-53pp -- 1Sa 2:1-10

46 And Mary said: "My soul glorifies the Lord 1

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47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,2

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48 for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant.3 From now on all generations will call me blessed,4

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49 for the Mighty One has done great things5 for me-- holy is his name.6

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50 His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.7

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51 He has performed mighty deeds with his arm;8 he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts.9

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52 He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble.10

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53 He has filled the hungry with good things11 but has sent the rich away empty.

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54 He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful12

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55 to Abraham and his descendants13 forever, just as he promised our ancestors."

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56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home.