The Magnificat

46 And Mary said:

(A)My soul [a](B)exalts the Lord,
47 And (C)my spirit has rejoiced in (D)God my Savior.
48 “For (E)He has had regard for the humble state of His [b]bondslave;
For behold, from this time on all generations will count me (F)blessed.
49 “For the Mighty One has done great things for me;
And holy is His name.
50 (G)And His mercy is [c]upon generation after generation
Toward those who fear Him.
51 (H)He has done [d]mighty deeds with His arm;
He has scattered those who were proud in the [e]thoughts of their heart.
52 “He has brought down rulers from their thrones,
And has (I)exalted those who were humble.
53 (J)He has filled the hungry with good things;
And sent away the rich empty-handed.
54 “He has given help to Israel His servant,
[f]In remembrance of His mercy,
55 (K)As He spoke to our fathers,
(L)To Abraham and his [g]descendants forever.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 1:46 Lit makes great
  2. Luke 1:48 I.e. female slave
  3. Luke 1:50 Lit unto generations and generations
  4. Luke 1:51 Lit might
  5. Luke 1:51 Lit thought, attitude
  6. Luke 1:54 Lit So as to remember
  7. Luke 1:55 Lit seed

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