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Luke 1


Luk 1:1 Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us,
Luk 1:2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word,
Luk 1:3 it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus;
Luk 1:4 so that you may know the exact truth about the things you have been taught.
Luk 1:5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abijah; and he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.
Luk 1:6 They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.
Luk 1:7 But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.
Luk 1:8 Now it happened that while he was performing his priestly service before God in the appointed order of his division,
Luk 1:9 according to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
Luk 1:10 And the whole multitude of the people were in prayer outside at the hour of the incense offering.
Luk 1:11 And an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense.
Luk 1:12 Zacharias was troubled when he saw the angel, and fear gripped him.
Luk 1:13 But the angel said to him," Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John.
Luk 1:14 You will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.
Luk 1:15 For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother's womb.
Luk 1:16 And he will turn many of the sons of Israel back to the Lord their God.
Luk 1:17 It is he who will go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers back to the children, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, so as to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."
Luk 1:18 Zacharias said to the angel," How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."
Luk 1:19 The angel answered and said to him," I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news.
Luk 1:20 And behold, you shall be silent and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time."
Luk 1:21 The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple.
Luk 1:22 But when he came out, he was unable to speak to them; and they realized that he had seen a vision in the temple; and he kept making signs to them, and remained mute.
Luk 1:23 When the days of his priestly service were ended, he went back home.
Luk 1:24 After these days Elizabeth his wife became pregnant, and she kept herself in seclusion for five months, saying,
Luk 1:25 "This is the way the Lord has dealt with me in the days when He looked with favor upon me, to take away my disgrace among men."
Luk 1:26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth,
Luk 1:27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.
Luk 1:28 And coming in, he said to her," Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you."
Luk 1:29 But she was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was.
Luk 1:30 The angel said to her," Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.
Luk 1:31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus.
Luk 1:32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David;
Luk 1:33 and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end."
Luk 1:34 Mary said to the angel," How can this be, since I am a virgin?"
Luk 1:35 The angel answered and said to her," The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy Child shall be called the Son of God.
Luk 1:36 And behold, even your relative Elizabeth has also conceived a son in her old age; and she who was called barren is now in her sixth month.
Luk 1:37 For nothing will be impossible with God."
Luk 1:38 And Mary said," Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word." And the angel departed from her.
Luk 1:39 Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah,
Luk 1:40 and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth.
Luk 1:41 When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.
Luk 1:42 And she cried out with a loud voice and said," Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!
Luk 1:43 And how has it happened to me, that the mother of my Lord would come to me?
Luk 1:44 For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy.
Luk 1:45 And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her by the Lord."
Luk 1:46 And Mary said:" My soul exalts the Lord,
Luk 1:47 And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.
Luk 1:48 "For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.
Luk 1:49 "For the Mighty One has done great things for me; And holy is His name.
Luk 1:50 "And His mercy is upon generation after generation Toward those who fear Him.
Luk 1:51 "He has done mighty deeds with His arm; He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart.
Luk 1:52 "He has brought down rulers from their thrones, And has exalted those who were humble.
Luk 1:53 "He has filled the hungry with good things; And sent away the rich empty-handed.
Luk 1:54 "He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy,
Luk 1:55 As He spoke to our fathers, To Abraham and his descendants forever."
Luk 1:56 And Mary stayed with her about three months, and then returned to her home.
Luk 1:57 Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son.
Luk 1:58 Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her.
Luk 1:59 And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, after his father.
Luk 1:60 But his mother answered and said," No indeed; but he shall be called John."
Luk 1:61 And they said to her," There is no one among your relatives who is called by that name."
Luk 1:62 And they made signs to his father, as to what he wanted him called.
Luk 1:63 And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows," His name is John." And they were all astonished.
Luk 1:64 And at once his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he began to speak in praise of God.
Luk 1:65 Fear came on all those living around them; and all these matters were being talked about in all the hill country of Judea.
Luk 1:66 All who heard them kept them in mind, saying," What then will this child turn out to be?" For the hand of the Lord was certainly with him.
Luk 1:67 And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying:
Luk 1:68 "Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people,
Luk 1:69 And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of David His servant"
Luk 1:70 As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old"
Luk 1:71 Salvation from our enemies, And from the hand of all who hate us;
Luk 1:72 To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant,
Luk 1:73 The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,
Luk 1:74 To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear,
Luk 1:75 In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days.
Luk 1:76 "And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on before the Lord to prepare His ways;
Luk 1:77 To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins,
Luk 1:78 Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,
Luk 1:79 To shine upon those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, To guide our feet into the way of peace."
Luk 1:80 And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.


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Luk 1:1 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, Luk 1:1 Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us, Luk 1:1 ἐπειδήπερ πολλοὶ ἐπεχείρησαν ἀνατάξασθαι διήγησιν περὶ τῶν πεπληροφορημένων ἐν ἡμῖν πραγμάτων,
Luk 1:2 Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word; Luk 1:2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, Luk 1:2 καθὼς παρέδοσαν ἡμῖν οἱ ἀπ᾽ ἀρχῆς αὐτόπται καὶ ὑπηρέται γενόμενοι τοῦ λόγου,
Luk 1:3 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus, Luk 1:3 it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus; Luk 1:3 ἔδοξε κἀμοὶ παρηκολουθηκότι ἄνωθεν πᾶσιν ἀκριβῶς καθεξῆς σοι γράψαι, κράτιστε θεόφιλε,
Luk 1:4 That thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed. Luk 1:4 so that you may know the exact truth about the things you have been taught. Luk 1:4 ἵνα ἐπιγνῶς περὶ ὧν κατηχήθης λόγων τὴν ἀσφάλειαν.
Luk 1:5 THERE was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth. Luk 1:5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abijah; and he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Luk 1:5 ἐγένετο ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ἡρῴδου βασιλέως τῆς ἰουδαίας ἱερεύς τις ὀνόματι ζαχαρίας ἐξ ἐφημερίας ἀβιά, καὶ γυνὴ αὐτῶ ἐκ τῶν θυγατέρων ἀαρών, καὶ τὸ ὄνομα αὐτῆς ἐλισάβετ.
Luk 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. Luk 1:6 They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord. Luk 1:6 ἦσαν δὲ δίκαιοι ἀμφότεροι ἐναντίον τοῦ θεοῦ, πορευόμενοι ἐν πάσαις ταῖς ἐντολαῖς καὶ δικαιώμασιν τοῦ κυρίου ἄμεμπτοι.
Luk 1:7 And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years. Luk 1:7 But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years. Luk 1:7 καὶ οὐκ ἦν αὐτοῖς τέκνον, καθότι ἦν ἡ ἐλισάβετ στεῖρα, καὶ ἀμφότεροι προβεβηκότες ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις αὐτῶν ἦσαν.
Luk 1:8 And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course, Luk 1:8 Now it happened that while he was performing his priestly service before God in the appointed order of his division, Luk 1:8 ἐγένετο δὲ ἐν τῶ ἱερατεύειν αὐτὸν ἐν τῇ τάξει τῆς ἐφημερίας αὐτοῦ ἔναντι τοῦ θεοῦ,
Luk 1:9 According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord. Luk 1:9 according to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense. Luk 1:9 κατὰ τὸ ἔθος τῆς ἱερατείας ἔλαχε τοῦ θυμιᾶσαι εἰσελθὼν εἰς τὸν ναὸν τοῦ κυρίου,
Luk 1:10 And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense. Luk 1:10 And the whole multitude of the people were in prayer outside at the hour of the incense offering. Luk 1:10 καὶ πᾶν τὸ πλῆθος ἦν τοῦ λαοῦ προσευχόμενον ἔξω τῇ ὥρᾳ τοῦ θυμιάματος·
Luk 1:11 And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. Luk 1:11 And an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense. Luk 1:11 ὤφθη δὲ αὐτῶ ἄγγελος κυρίου ἑστὼς ἐκ δεξιῶν τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου τοῦ θυμιάματος.
Luk 1:12 And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him. Luk 1:12 Zacharias was troubled when he saw the angel, and fear gripped him. Luk 1:12 καὶ ἐταράχθη ζαχαρίας ἰδών, καὶ φόβος ἐπέπεσεν ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν.
Luk 1:13 But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John. Luk 1:13 But the angel said to him," Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John. Luk 1:13 εἶπεν δὲ πρὸς αὐτὸν ὁ ἄγγελος, μὴ φοβοῦ, ζαχαρία, διότι εἰσηκούσθη ἡ δέησίς σου, καὶ ἡ γυνή σου ἐλισάβετ γεννήσει υἱόν σοι, καὶ καλέσεις τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ ἰωάννην.
Luk 1:14 And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth. Luk 1:14 You will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth. Luk 1:14 καὶ ἔσται χαρά σοι καὶ ἀγαλλίασις, καὶ πολλοὶ ἐπὶ τῇ γενέσει αὐτοῦ χαρήσονται·
Luk 1:15 For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb. Luk 1:15 For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother's womb. Luk 1:15 ἔσται γὰρ μέγας ἐνώπιον [τοῦ] κυρίου, καὶ οἶνον καὶ σίκερα οὐ μὴ πίῃ, καὶ πνεύματος ἁγίου πλησθήσεται ἔτι ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:16 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God. Luk 1:16 And he will turn many of the sons of Israel back to the Lord their God. Luk 1:16 καὶ πολλοὺς τῶν υἱῶν ἰσραὴλ ἐπιστρέψει ἐπὶ κύριον τὸν θεὸν αὐτῶν.
Luk 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord. Luk 1:17 It is he who will go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers back to the children, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, so as to make ready a people prepared for the Lord." Luk 1:17 καὶ αὐτὸς προελεύσεται ἐνώπιον αὐτοῦ ἐν πνεύματι καὶ δυνάμει ἠλίου, ἐπιστρέψαι καρδίας πατέρων ἐπὶ τέκνα καὶ ἀπειθεῖς ἐν φρονήσει δικαίων, ἑτοιμάσαι κυρίῳ λαὸν κατεσκευασμένον.
Luk 1:18 And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years. Luk 1:18 Zacharias said to the angel," How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years." Luk 1:18 καὶ εἶπεν ζαχαρίας πρὸς τὸν ἄγγελον, κατὰ τί γνώσομαι τοῦτο; ἐγὼ γάρ εἰμι πρεσβύτης καὶ ἡ γυνή μου προβεβηκυῖα ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις αὐτῆς.
Luk 1:19 And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings. Luk 1:19 The angel answered and said to him," I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news. Luk 1:19 καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς ὁ ἄγγελος εἶπεν αὐτῶ, ἐγώ εἰμι γαβριὴλ ὁ παρεστηκὼς ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ, καὶ ἀπεστάλην λαλῆσαι πρὸς σὲ καὶ εὐαγγελίσασθαί σοι ταῦτα·
Luk 1:20 And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season. Luk 1:20 And behold, you shall be silent and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time." Luk 1:20 καὶ ἰδοὺ ἔσῃ σιωπῶν καὶ μὴ δυνάμενος λαλῆσαι ἄχρι ἧς ἡμέρας γένηται ταῦτα, ἀνθ᾽ ὧν οὐκ ἐπίστευσας τοῖς λόγοις μου, οἵτινες πληρωθήσονται εἰς τὸν καιρὸν αὐτῶν.
Luk 1:21 And the people waited for Zacharias, and marvelled that he tarried so long in the temple. Luk 1:21 The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple. Luk 1:21 καὶ ἦν ὁ λαὸς προσδοκῶν τὸν ζαχαρίαν, καὶ ἐθαύμαζον ἐν τῶ χρονίζειν ἐν τῶ ναῶ αὐτόν.
Luk 1 22 And when he came out, he could not speak unto them: and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple for he beckoned unto them, and remained speechless. Luk 1:22 But when he came out, he was unable to speak to them; and they realized that he had seen a vision in the temple; and he kept making signs to them, and remained mute. Luk 1:22 ἐξελθὼν δὲ οὐκ ἐδύνατο λαλῆσαι αὐτοῖς, καὶ ἐπέγνωσαν ὅτι ὀπτασίαν ἑώρακεν ἐν τῶ ναῶ· καὶ αὐτὸς ἦν διανεύων αὐτοῖς, καὶ διέμενεν κωφός.
Luk 1:23 And it came to pass, that, as soon as the days of his ministration were accomplished, he departed to his own house. Luk 1:23 When the days of his priestly service were ended, he went back home. Luk 1:23 καὶ ἐγένετο ὡς ἐπλήσθησαν αἱ ἡμέραι τῆς λειτουργίας αὐτοῦ ἀπῆλθεν εἰς τὸν οἶκον αὐτοῦ.
Luk 1:24 And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months, saying, Luk 1:24 After these days Elizabeth his wife became pregnant, and she kept herself in seclusion for five months, saying, Luk 1:24 μετὰ δὲ ταύτας τὰς ἡμέρας συνέλαβεν ἐλισάβετ ἡ γυνὴ αὐτοῦ· καὶ περιέκρυβεν ἑαυτὴν μῆνας πέντε, λέγουσα
Luk 1:25 Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men. Luk 1:25 "This is the way the Lord has dealt with me in the days when He looked with favor upon me, to take away my disgrace among men." Luk 1:25 ὅτι οὕτως μοι πεποίηκεν κύριος ἐν ἡμέραις αἷς ἐπεῖδεν ἀφελεῖν ὄνειδός μου ἐν ἀνθρώποις.
Luk 1:26 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, Luk 1:26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, Luk 1:26 ἐν δὲ τῶ μηνὶ τῶ ἕκτῳ ἀπεστάλη ὁ ἄγγελος γαβριὴλ ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ εἰς πόλιν τῆς γαλιλαίας ᾗ ὄνομα ναζαρὲθ
Luk 1:27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. Luk 1:27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. Luk 1:27 πρὸς παρθένον ἐμνηστευμένην ἀνδρὶ ᾧ ὄνομα ἰωσὴφ ἐξ οἴκου δαυίδ, καὶ τὸ ὄνομα τῆς παρθένου μαριάμ.
Luk 1:28 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. Luk 1:28 And coming in, he said to her," Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you." Luk 1:28 καὶ εἰσελθὼν πρὸς αὐτὴν εἶπεν, χαῖρε, κεχαριτωμένη, ὁ κύριος μετὰ σοῦ.
Luk 1:29 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be. Luk 1:29 But she was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was. Luk 1:29 ἡ δὲ ἐπὶ τῶ λόγῳ διεταράχθη καὶ διελογίζετο ποταπὸς εἴη ὁ ἀσπασμὸς οὖτος.
Luk 1:30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. Luk 1:30 The angel said to her," Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. Luk 1:30 καὶ εἶπεν ὁ ἄγγελος αὐτῇ, μὴ φοβοῦ, μαριάμ, εὖρες γὰρ χάριν παρὰ τῶ θεῶ·
Luk 1:31 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. Luk 1:31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus. Luk 1:31 καὶ ἰδοὺ συλλήμψῃ ἐν γαστρὶ καὶ τέξῃ υἱόν, καὶ καλέσεις τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ ἰησοῦν.
Luk 1 32 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David Luk 1:32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David; Luk 1:32 οὖτος ἔσται μέγας καὶ υἱὸς ὑψίστου κληθήσεται, καὶ δώσει αὐτῶ κύριος ὁ θεὸς τὸν θρόνον δαυὶδ τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:33 And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end. Luk 1:33 and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end." Luk 1:33 καὶ βασιλεύσει ἐπὶ τὸν οἶκον ἰακὼβ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας, καὶ τῆς βασιλείας αὐτοῦ οὐκ ἔσται τέλος.
Luk 1:34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? Luk 1:34 Mary said to the angel," How can this be, since I am a virgin?" Luk 1:34 εἶπεν δὲ μαριὰμ πρὸς τὸν ἄγγελον, πῶς ἔσται τοῦτο, ἐπεὶ ἄνδρα οὐ γινώσκω;
Luk 1:35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God. Luk 1:35 The angel answered and said to her," The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy Child shall be called the Son of God. Luk 1:35 καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς ὁ ἄγγελος εἶπεν αὐτῇ, πνεῦμα ἅγιον ἐπελεύσεται ἐπὶ σέ, καὶ δύναμις ὑψίστου ἐπισκιάσει σοι· διὸ καὶ τὸ γεννώμενον ἅγιον κληθήσεται, υἱὸς θεοῦ.
Luk 1:36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren. Luk 1:36 And behold, even your relative Elizabeth has also conceived a son in her old age; and she who was called barren is now in her sixth month. Luk 1:36 καὶ ἰδοὺ ἐλισάβετ ἡ συγγενίς σου καὶ αὐτὴ συνείληφεν υἱὸν ἐν γήρει αὐτῆς, καὶ οὖτος μὴν ἕκτος ἐστὶν αὐτῇ τῇ καλουμένῃ στείρᾳ·
Luk 1:37 For with God nothing shall be impossible. Luk 1:37 For nothing will be impossible with God." Luk 1:37 ὅτι οὐκ ἀδυνατήσει παρὰ τοῦ θεοῦ πᾶν ῥῆμα.
Luk 1:38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her. Luk 1:38 And Mary said," Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word." And the angel departed from her. Luk 1:38 εἶπεν δὲ μαριάμ, ἰδοὺ ἡ δούλη κυρίου· γένοιτό μοι κατὰ τὸ ῥῆμά σου. καὶ ἀπῆλθεν ἀπ᾽ αὐτῆς ὁ ἄγγελος.
Luk 1:39 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda; Luk 1:39 Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah, Luk 1:39 ἀναστᾶσα δὲ μαριὰμ ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ταύταις ἐπορεύθη εἰς τὴν ὀρεινὴν μετὰ σπουδῆς εἰς πόλιν ἰούδα,
Luk 1:40 And entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth. Luk 1:40 and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. Luk 1:40 καὶ εἰσῆλθεν εἰς τὸν οἶκον ζαχαρίου καὶ ἠσπάσατο τὴν ἐλισάβετ.
Luk 1:41 And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost: Luk 1:41 When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. Luk 1:41 καὶ ἐγένετο ὡς ἤκουσεν τὸν ἀσπασμὸν τῆς μαρίας ἡ ἐλισάβετ, ἐσκίρτησεν τὸ βρέφος ἐν τῇ κοιλίᾳ αὐτῆς, καὶ ἐπλήσθη πνεύματος ἁγίου ἡ ἐλισάβετ,
Luk 1:42 And she spake out with a loud voice, and said, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. Luk 1:42 And she cried out with a loud voice and said," Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! Luk 1:42 καὶ ἀνεφώνησεν κραυγῇ μεγάλῃ καὶ εἶπεν, εὐλογημένη σὺ ἐν γυναιξίν, καὶ εὐλογημένος ὁ καρπὸς τῆς κοιλίας σου.
Luk 1:43 And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? Luk 1:43 And how has it happened to me, that the mother of my Lord would come to me? Luk 1:43 καὶ πόθεν μοι τοῦτο ἵνα ἔλθῃ ἡ μήτηρ τοῦ κυρίου μου πρὸς ἐμέ;
Luk 1:44 For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy. Luk 1:44 For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy. Luk 1:44 ἰδοὺ γὰρ ὡς ἐγένετο ἡ φωνὴ τοῦ ἀσπασμοῦ σου εἰς τὰ ὦτά μου, ἐσκίρτησεν ἐν ἀγαλλιάσει τὸ βρέφος ἐν τῇ κοιλίᾳ μου.
Luk 1:45 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord. Luk 1:45 And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her by the Lord." Luk 1:45 καὶ μακαρία ἡ πιστεύσασα ὅτι ἔσται τελείωσις τοῖς λελαλημένοις αὐτῇ παρὰ κυρίου.
Luk 1:46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, Luk 1:46 And Mary said:" My soul exalts the Lord, Luk 1:46 καὶ εἶπεν μαριάμ,
Luk 1:47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour. Luk 1:47 And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. Luk 1:47 μεγαλύνει ἡ ψυχή μου τὸν κύριον, καὶ ἠγαλλίασεν τὸ πνεῦμά μου ἐπὶ τῶ θεῶ τῶ σωτῆρί μου,
Luk 1:48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. Luk 1:48 "For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed. Luk 1:48 ὅτι ἐπέβλεψεν ἐπὶ τὴν ταπείνωσιν τῆς δούλης αὐτοῦ. ἰδοὺ γὰρ ἀπὸ τοῦ νῦν μακαριοῦσίν με πᾶσαι αἱ γενεαί·
Luk 1:49 For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name. Luk 1:49 "For the Mighty One has done great things for me; And holy is His name. Luk 1:49 ὅτι ἐποίησέν μοι μεγάλα ὁ δυνατός, καὶ ἅγιον τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:50 And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation. Luk 1:50 "And His mercy is upon generation after generation Toward those who fear Him. Luk 1:50 καὶ τὸ ἔλεος αὐτοῦ εἰς γενεὰς καὶ γενεὰς τοῖς φοβουμένοις αὐτόν.
Luk 1:51 He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. Luk 1:51 "He has done mighty deeds with His arm; He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart. Luk 1:51 ἐποίησεν κράτος ἐν βραχίονι αὐτοῦ, διεσκόρπισεν ὑπερηφάνους διανοίᾳ καρδίας αὐτῶν·
Luk 1:52 He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. Luk 1:52 "He has brought down rulers from their thrones, And has exalted those who were humble. Luk 1:52 καθεῖλεν δυνάστας ἀπὸ θρόνων καὶ ὕψωσεν ταπεινούς,
Luk 1:53 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away. Luk 1:53 "He has filled the hungry with good things; And sent away the rich empty-handed. Luk 1:53 πεινῶντας ἐνέπλησεν ἀγαθῶν καὶ πλουτοῦντας ἐξαπέστειλεν κενούς.
Luk 1:54 He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; Luk 1:54 "He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy, Luk 1:54 ἀντελάβετο ἰσραὴλ παιδὸς αὐτοῦ, μνησθῆναι ἐλέους,
Luk 1:55 As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever. Luk 1:55 As He spoke to our fathers, To Abraham and his descendants forever." Luk 1:55 καθὼς ἐλάλησεν πρὸς τοὺς πατέρας ἡμῶν, τῶ ἀβραὰμ καὶ τῶ σπέρματι αὐτοῦ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα.
Luk 1:56 And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house. Luk 1:56 And Mary stayed with her about three months, and then returned to her home. Luk 1:56 ἔμεινεν δὲ μαριὰμ σὺν αὐτῇ ὡς μῆνας τρεῖς, καὶ ὑπέστρεψεν εἰς τὸν οἶκον αὐτῆς.
Luk 1:57 Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son. Luk 1:57 Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son. Luk 1:57 τῇ δὲ ἐλισάβετ ἐπλήσθη ὁ χρόνος τοῦ τεκεῖν αὐτήν, καὶ ἐγέννησεν υἱόν.
Luk 1:58 And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had shewed great mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her. Luk 1:58 Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her. Luk 1:58 καὶ ἤκουσαν οἱ περίοικοι καὶ οἱ συγγενεῖς αὐτῆς ὅτι ἐμεγάλυνεν κύριος τὸ ἔλεος αὐτοῦ μετ᾽ αὐτῆς, καὶ συνέχαιρον αὐτῇ.
Luk 1:59 And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father. Luk 1:59 And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, after his father. Luk 1:59 καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τῇ ὀγδόῃ ἦλθον περιτεμεῖν τὸ παιδίον, καὶ ἐκάλουν αὐτὸ ἐπὶ τῶ ὀνόματι τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτοῦ ζαχαρίαν.
Luk 1:60 And his mother answered and said, Not so; but he shall be called John. Luk 1:60 But his mother answered and said," No indeed; but he shall be called John." Luk 1:60 καὶ ἀποκριθεῖσα ἡ μήτηρ αὐτοῦ εἶπεν, οὐχί, ἀλλὰ κληθήσεται ἰωάννης.
Luk 1:61 And they said unto her, There is none of thy kindred that is called by this name. Luk 1:61 And they said to her," There is no one among your relatives who is called by that name." Luk 1:61 καὶ εἶπαν πρὸς αὐτὴν ὅτι οὐδείς ἐστιν ἐκ τῆς συγγενείας σου ὃς καλεῖται τῶ ὀνόματι τούτῳ.
Luk 1:62 And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called. Luk 1:62 And they made signs to his father, as to what he wanted him called. Luk 1:62 ἐνένευον δὲ τῶ πατρὶ αὐτοῦ τὸ τί ἂν θέλοι καλεῖσθαι αὐτό.
Luk 1:63 And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all. Luk 1:63 And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows," His name is John." And they were all astonished. Luk 1:63 καὶ αἰτήσας πινακίδιον ἔγραψεν λέγων, ἰωάννης ἐστὶν ὄνομα αὐτοῦ. καὶ ἐθαύμασαν πάντες.
Luk 1:64 And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed, and he spake, and praised God. Luk 1:64 And at once his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he began to speak in praise of God. Luk 1:64 ἀνεῴχθη δὲ τὸ στόμα αὐτοῦ παραχρῆμα καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα αὐτοῦ, καὶ ἐλάλει εὐλογῶν τὸν θεόν.
Luk 1:65 And fear came on all that dwelt round about them: and all these sayings were noised abroad throughout all the hill country of Judaea. Luk 1:65 Fear came on all those living around them; and all these matters were being talked about in all the hill country of Judea. Luk 1:65 καὶ ἐγένετο ἐπὶ πάντας φόβος τοὺς περιοικοῦντας αὐτούς, καὶ ἐν ὅλῃ τῇ ὀρεινῇ τῆς ἰουδαίας διελαλεῖτο πάντα τὰ ῥήματα ταῦτα,
Luk 1:66 And all they that heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying, What manner of child shall this be! And the hand of the Lord was with him. Luk 1:66 All who heard them kept them in mind, saying," What then will this child turn out to be?" For the hand of the Lord was certainly with him. Luk 1:66 καὶ ἔθεντο πάντες οἱ ἀκούσαντες ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτῶν, λέγοντες, τί ἄρα τὸ παιδίον τοῦτο ἔσται; καὶ γὰρ χεὶρ κυρίου ἦν μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ.
Luk 1:67 And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying, Luk 1:67 And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying: Luk 1:67 καὶ ζαχαρίας ὁ πατὴρ αὐτοῦ ἐπλήσθη πνεύματος ἁγίου καὶ ἐπροφήτευσεν λέγων,
Luk 1:68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people, Luk 1:68 "Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people, Luk 1:68 εὐλογητὸς κύριος ὁ θεὸς τοῦ ἰσραήλ, ὅτι ἐπεσκέψατο καὶ ἐποίησεν λύτρωσιν τῶ λαῶ αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David; Luk 1:69 And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of David His servant" Luk 1:69 καὶ ἤγειρεν κέρας σωτηρίας ἡμῖν ἐν οἴκῳ δαυὶδ παιδὸς αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: Luk 1:70 As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old" Luk 1:70 καθὼς ἐλάλησεν διὰ στόματος τῶν ἁγίων ἀπ᾽ αἰῶνος προφητῶν αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:71 That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us; Luk 1:71 Salvation from our enemies, And from the hand of all who hate us; Luk 1:71 σωτηρίαν ἐξ ἐχθρῶν ἡμῶν καὶ ἐκ χειρὸς πάντων τῶν μισούντων ἡμᾶς·
Luk 1:72 To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant; Luk 1:72 To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant, Luk 1:72 ποιῆσαι ἔλεος μετὰ τῶν πατέρων ἡμῶν καὶ μνησθῆναι διαθήκης ἁγίας αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:73 The oath which he sware to our father Abraham, Luk 1:73 The oath which He swore to Abraham our father, Luk 1:73 ὅρκον ὃν ὤμοσεν πρὸς ἀβραὰμ τὸν πατέρα ἡμῶν, τοῦ δοῦναι ἡμῖν
Luk 1:74 That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear, Luk 1:74 To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear, Luk 1:74 ἀφόβως ἐκ χειρὸς ἐχθρῶν ῥυσθέντας λατρεύειν αὐτῶ
Luk 1:75 In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life. Luk 1:75 In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days. Luk 1:75 ἐν ὁσιότητι καὶ δικαιοσύνῃ ἐνώπιον αὐτοῦ πάσαις ταῖς ἡμέραις ἡμῶν.
Luk 1:76 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; Luk 1:76 "And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on before the Lord to prepare His ways; Luk 1:76 καὶ σὺ δέ, παιδίον, προφήτης ὑψίστου κληθήσῃ, προπορεύσῃ γὰρ ἐνώπιον κυρίου ἑτοιμάσαι ὁδοὺς αὐτοῦ,
Luk 1:77 To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins, Luk 1:77 To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins, Luk 1:77 τοῦ δοῦναι γνῶσιν σωτηρίας τῶ λαῶ αὐτοῦ ἐν ἀφέσει ἁμαρτιῶν αὐτῶν,
Luk 1:78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, Luk 1:78 Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us, Luk 1:78 διὰ σπλάγχνα ἐλέους θεοῦ ἡμῶν, ἐν οἷς ἐπισκέψεται ἡμᾶς ἀνατολὴ ἐξ ὕψους,
Luk 1:79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace. Luk 1:79 To shine upon those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, To guide our feet into the way of peace." Luk 1:79 ἐπιφᾶναι τοῖς ἐν σκότει καὶ σκιᾷ θανάτου καθημένοις, τοῦ κατευθῦναι τοὺς πόδας ἡμῶν εἰς ὁδὸν εἰρήνης.
Luk 1:80 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel. Luk 1:80 And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel. Luk 1:80 τὸ δὲ παιδίον ηὔξανεν καὶ ἐκραταιοῦτο πνεύματι, καὶ ἦν ἐν ταῖς ἐρήμοις ἕως ἡμέρας ἀναδείξεως αὐτοῦ πρὸς τὸν ἰσραήλ.

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