14 And you will experience joy and exultation,[a]
and many will rejoice at his birth.
15 For he will be great in the sight of the Lord,
and he must never drink wine or beer,
and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit
    while he is[b] still in his mother’s womb.
16 And he will turn many of the sons of Israel
    to the Lord their God.

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  1. Luke 1:14 Literally “joy and exultation will be to you”
  2. Luke 1:15 Here the phrase “while he is,” including the verb, is understood in Greek and is supplied in the translation