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Passage Lookup: Luke 1:26-56

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Luke 1:26
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In the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel(ai) to Nazareth,(aj) a town in Galilee,
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Luke 1:27
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to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph,(ak) a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary.
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Luke 1:28
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The angel went to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you."
Luke 1:29
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Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be.
Luke 1:30
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But the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid,(al) Mary; you have found favor with God.(am)
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Luke 1:31
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You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus.(an)
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Luke 1:32
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He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.(ao) The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,(ap)
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Luke 1:33
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and he will reign over Jacob's descendants forever; his kingdom(aq) will never end."(ar)
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Luke 1:34
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"How will this be," Mary asked the angel, "since I am a virgin?"
Luke 1:35
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The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come on you,(as) and the power of the Most High(at) will overshadow you. So the holy one(au) to be born will be called[b] the Son of God.(av)
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Luke 1:36
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Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child(aw) in her old age, and she who was said to be unable to conceive is in her sixth month.
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Luke 1:37
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For no word from God will ever fail."(ax)
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Luke 1:38
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"I am the Lord's servant," Mary answered. "May your word to me be fulfilled." Then the angel left her.
Luke 1:39
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At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea,(ay)
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Luke 1:40
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where she entered Zechariah's home and greeted Elizabeth.
Luke 1:41
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When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.(az)
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Luke 1:42
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In a loud voice she exclaimed: "Blessed are you among women,(ba) and blessed is the child you will bear!
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Luke 1:43
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But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord(bb) should come to me?
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Luke 1:44
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As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.
Luke 1:45
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Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!"
Luke 1:46
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And Mary said: "My soul glorifies the Lord(bd)
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Luke 1:47
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and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,(be)
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Luke 1:48
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for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant.(bf) From now on all generations will call me blessed,(bg)
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Luke 1:49
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for the Mighty One has done great things(bh) for me— holy is his name.(bi)
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Luke 1:50
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His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.(bj)
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Luke 1:51
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He has performed mighty deeds with his arm;(bk) he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts.(bl)
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Luke 1:52
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He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble.(bm)
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Luke 1:53
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He has filled the hungry with good things(bn) but has sent the rich away empty.
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Luke 1:54
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He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful(bo)
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Luke 1:55
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to Abraham and his descendants(bp) forever, just as he promised our ancestors."
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Luke 1:56
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Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home.
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