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Luke 1:5-25

CSB 5 In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest of Abijah's division named Zechariah. His wife was from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. NIV 5 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. CSB 6 Both were righteous in God's sight, living without blame according to all the commandments and requirements of the Lord. NIV 6 Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly. CSB 7 But they had no children because Elizabeth could not conceive, and both of them were well along in years. NIV 7 But they were childless because Elizabeth was not able to conceive, and they were both very old. CSB 8 When his division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God, NIV 8 Once when Zechariah’s division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God, CSB 9 it happened that he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter the sanctuary of the Lord and burn incense. NIV 9 he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to go into the temple of the Lord and burn incense. CSB 10 At the hour of incense the whole assembly of the people was praying outside. NIV 10 And when the time for the burning of incense came, all the assembled worshipers were praying outside. CSB 11 An angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense. NIV 11 Then an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. CSB 12 When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and overcome with fear. NIV 12 When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with fear. CSB 13 But the angel said to him: Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will name him John. NIV 13 But the angel said to him: “Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call him John. CSB 14 There will be joy and delight for you, and many will rejoice at his birth. NIV 14 He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth, CSB 15 For he will be great in the sight of the Lord and will never drink wine or beer. He will be filled with the Holy Spirit while still in his mother's womb. NIV 15 for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He is never to take wine or other fermented drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even before he is born. CSB 16 He will turn many of the sons of Israel to the Lord their God. NIV 16 He will bring back many of the people of Israel to the Lord their God. CSB 17 And he will go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the disobedient to the understanding of the righteous, to make ready for the Lord a prepared people. NIV 17 And he will go on before the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous—to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.” CSB 18 "How can I know this?" Zechariah asked the angel. "For I am an old man, and my wife is well along in years." NIV 18 Zechariah asked the angel, “How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well along in years.” CSB 19 The angel answered him, "I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you and tell you this good news. NIV 19 The angel said to him, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news. CSB 20 Now listen! You will become silent and unable to speak until the day these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time." NIV 20 And now you will be silent and not able to speak until the day this happens, because you did not believe my words, which will come true at their appointed time.” CSB 21 Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah, amazed that he stayed so long in the sanctuary. NIV 21 Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he stayed so long in the temple. CSB 22 When he did come out, he could not speak to them. Then they realized that he had seen a vision in the sanctuary. He kept making signs to them and remained speechless. NIV 22 When he came out, he could not speak to them. They realized he had seen a vision in the temple, for he kept making signs to them but remained unable to speak. CSB 23 When the days of his ministry were completed, he went back home. NIV 23 When his time of service was completed, he returned home. CSB 24 After these days his wife Elizabeth conceived and kept herself in seclusion for five months. She said, NIV 24 After this his wife Elizabeth became pregnant and for five months remained in seclusion. CSB 25 "The Lord has done this for me. He has looked with favor in these days to take away my disgrace among the people." NIV 25 “The Lord has done this for me,” she said. “In these days he has shown his favor and taken away my disgrace among the people.”

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