34 Mary said to the angel, “How [a]can this be, since I [b]am a virgin?” 35 The angel answered and said to her, “(A)The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of (B)the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason (C)the [c]holy Child shall be called (D)the Son of God. 36 And behold, even your relative Elizabeth has also conceived a son in her old age; and [d]she who was called barren is now in her sixth month.

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  1. Luke 1:34 Lit will
  2. Luke 1:34 Lit know no man
  3. Luke 1:35 Lit the holy thing begotten
  4. Luke 1:36 Lit this is the sixth month to her who

34 “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?”

35 The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you,(A) and the power of the Most High(B) will overshadow you. So the holy one(C) to be born will be called[a] the Son of God.(D) 36 Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child(E) in her old age, and she who was said to be unable to conceive is in her sixth month.

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  1. Luke 1:35 Or So the child to be born will be called holy,

34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

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.

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.

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