He received again Israel His servant, To remember kindness,
As He spake unto our fathers, To Abraham and to his seed -- to the age.'
And Mary remained with her about three months, and turned back to her house.
And to Elisabeth was the time fulfilled for her bringing forth, and she bare a son,
and the neighbours and her kindred heard that the Lord was making His kindness great with her, and they were rejoicing with her.
And it came to pass, on the eighth day, they came to circumcise the child, and they were calling him by the name of his father, Zacharias,
and his mother answering said, `No, but he shall be called John.'
And they said unto her -- `There is none among thy kindred who is called by this name,'
and they were making signs to his father, what he would wish him to be called,
and having asked for a tablet, he wrote, saying, `John is his name;' and they did all wonder;
and his mouth was opened presently, and his tongue, and he was speaking, praising God.