He hath sustained his servant Israel, in remembrance of [his] mercy;
As he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.
And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house.
Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son.
And her neighbors and her cousins heard that the Lord had shown great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.
And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father.
And his mother answered and said, Not [so]; but he shall be called John.
And they said to her, There is none of thy kindred that is called by this name.
And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called.
And he asked for a writing-table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they all wondered.
And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue [loosed], and he spoke, and praised God.