Luke 1:28

28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.”

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Luke 1:28 in Other Translations

KJV
28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
ESV
28 And he came to her and said, "Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!"
NLT
28 Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you! ”
MSG
28 Upon entering, Gabriel greeted her: Good morning! You're beautiful with God's beauty, Beautiful inside and out! God be with you.
CSB
28 And [the angel] came to her and said, "Rejoice, favored woman! The Lord is with you."

Luke 1:28 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 1:28

And the angel came in unto her
Into her house, and into the room where she was:

and said, hail;
all health, happiness, and prosperity attend thee; ( Matthew 28:9 )

thou art highly favoured;
or graciously accepted, or hast obtained grace; not referring to electing, redeeming; justifying, pardoning, adopting, and sanctifying grace, which she had in common with other saints; but to that special and particular favour, in being chosen and singled out from all other women, to be the mother of the Messiah:

the Lord is with thee;
so the angel to Gideon, ( Judges 6:12 ) or "be with thee", an usual form of salutation among the Jews; ( Ruth 2:4 )

thou art blessed among women;
and will be pronounced so by other women, as she was by Elisabeth, ( Luke 1:42 ) and by another woman, ( Luke 11:27 ) .

Luke 1:28 In-Context

26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee,
27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary.
28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.”
29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be.
30 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.
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