Birth of John the Baptist Foretold

(A)In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named [a]Zacharias, of the (B)division of [b]Abijah; and he had a wife [c]from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. They were both (C)righteous in the sight of God, walking (D)blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord. But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in [d]years.

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  1. Luke 1:5 I.e. Zechariah
  2. Luke 1:5 Gr Abia
  3. Luke 1:5 I.e. of priestly descent
  4. Luke 1:7 Lit days