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Passage Lookup: Luke 1:57-80

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Luke 1:57
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When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son.
Luke 1:58
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Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy.
Luke 1:59
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On the eighth day they came to circumcise(bq) the child, and they were going to name him after his father Zechariah,
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Luke 1:60
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but his mother spoke up and said, "No! He is to be called John."(br)
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Luke 1:61
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They said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who has that name."
Luke 1:62
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Then they made signs(bs) to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child.
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Luke 1:63
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He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone's astonishment he wrote, "His name is John."(bt)
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Luke 1:64
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Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue set free, and he began to speak,(bu) praising God.
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Luke 1:65
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All the neighbors were filled with awe, and throughout the hill country of Judea(bv) people were talking about all these things.
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Luke 1:66
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Everyone who heard this wondered about it, asking, "What then is this child going to be?" For the Lord's hand was with him.(bw)
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Luke 1:67
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His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit(bx) and prophesied:(by)
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Luke 1:68
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"Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel,(bz) because he has come to his people and redeemed them.(ca)
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Luke 1:69
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He has raised up a horn[c](cb) of salvation for us in the house of his servant David(cc)
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Luke 1:70
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(as he said through his holy prophets of long ago),(cd)
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Luke 1:71
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salvation from our enemies and from the hand of all who hate us—
Luke 1:72
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to show mercy to our ancestors(ce) and to remember his holy covenant,(cf)
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Luke 1:73
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the oath he swore to our father Abraham:(cg)
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Luke 1:74
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to rescue us from the hand of our enemies, and to enable us to serve him(ch) without fear(ci)
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Luke 1:75
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in holiness and righteousness(cj) before him all our days.
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Luke 1:76
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And you, my child, will be called a prophet(ck) of the Most High;(cl) for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him,(cm)
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Luke 1:77
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to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins,(cn)
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Luke 1:78
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because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun(co) will come to us from heaven
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Luke 1:79
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to shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow of death,(cp) to guide our feet into the path of peace."(cq)
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Luke 1:80
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And the child grew and became strong in spirit[d];(cr) and he lived in the wilderness until he appeared publicly to Israel.
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