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Luke 1:46-66

CEB 46 Mary said, "With all my heart I glorify the Lord! NIV 46 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord CEB 47 In the depths of who I am I rejoice in God my savior. NIV 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, CEB 48 He has looked with favor on the low status of his servant. Look! From now on, everyone will consider me highly favored NIV 48 for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, CEB 49 because the mighty one has done great things for me. Holy is his name. NIV 49 for the Mighty One has done great things for me— holy is his name. CEB 50 He shows mercy to everyone, from one generation to the next, who honors him as God. NIV 50 His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation. CEB 51 He has shown strength with his arm. He has scattered those with arrogant thoughts and proud inclinations. NIV 51 He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. CEB 52 He has pulled the powerful down from their thrones and lifted up the lowly. NIV 52 He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble. CEB 53 He has filled the hungry with good things and sent the rich away empty-handed. NIV 53 He has filled the hungry with good things but has sent the rich away empty. CEB 54 He has come to the aid of his servant Israel, remembering his mercy, NIV 54 He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful CEB 55 just as he promised to our ancestors, to Abraham and to Abraham's descendants forever." NIV 55 to Abraham and his descendants forever, just as he promised our ancestors.” CEB 56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months, and then returned to her home. NIV 56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home. CEB 57 When the time came for Elizabeth to have her child, she gave birth to a boy. NIV 57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. CEB 58 Her neighbors and relatives celebrated with her because they had heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy. NIV 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. CEB 59 On the eighth day, it came time to circumcise the child. They wanted to name him Zechariah because that was his father's name. NIV 59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him after his father Zechariah, CEB 60 But his mother replied, "No, his name will be John." NIV 60 but his mother spoke up and said, “No! He is to be called John.” CEB 61 They said to her, "None of your relatives have that name." NIV 61 They said to her, “There is no one among your relatives who has that name.” CEB 62 Then they began gesturing to his father to see what he wanted to call him. NIV 62 Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child. CEB 63 After asking for a tablet, he surprised everyone by writing, "His name is John." NIV 63 He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone’s astonishment he wrote, “His name is John.” CEB 64 At that moment, Zechariah was able to speak again, and he began praising God. NIV 64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue set free, and he began to speak, praising God. CEB 65 All their neighbors were filled with awe, and everyone throughout the Judean highlands talked about what had happened. NIV 65 All the neighbors were filled with awe, and throughout the hill country of Judea people were talking about all these things. CEB 66 All who heard about this considered it carefully. They said, "What then will this child be?" Indeed, the Lord's power was with him. NIV 66 Everyone who heard this wondered about it, asking, “What then is this child going to be?” For the Lord’s hand was with him.