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27 and to a virgin engaged to a man named Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Miriam. 28 And coming to her, the angel said, “Shalom, favored one! Adonai is with you.[a] 29 But at the message, she was perplexed and kept wondering what kind of greeting this might be. 30 The angel spoke to her, “Do not be afraid, Miriam, for you have found favor with God. 31 Behold, you will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and you shall call His name Yeshua. [b] 32 He will be great and will be called Ben-Elyon. Adonai Elohim will give Him the throne of David,[c] His father.

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  1. Luke 1:28 Some mss. add and blessed are you among women.
  2. Luke 1:32 cf. Isa. 7:14.
  3. Luke 1:32 cf. 2 Sam. 7:12-16; Isa. 9:6(7); 11:1; Ps. 132:11-12.