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42 She[a] exclaimed with a loud voice,[b] “Blessed are you among women,[c] and blessed is the child[d] in your womb!

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  1. Luke 1:42 tn Grk “and she.” Because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, a new sentence was begun here in the translation. Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.
  2. Luke 1:42 tn Grk “and she exclaimed with a great cry and said.” The verb εἶπεν (eipen, “said”) has not been included in the translation since it is redundant in contemporary English.
  3. Luke 1:42 sn The commendation Blessed are you among women means that Mary has a unique privilege to be the mother of the promised one of God.
  4. Luke 1:42 tn Grk “fruit,” which is figurative here for the child she would give birth to.