20 But when he had thought this over, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “(A)Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for [a]the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. 21 She will give birth to a Son; and (B)you shall name Him Jesus, for [b]He (C)will save His people from their sins.” 22 Now all this [c]took place so that what was (D)spoken by the Lord through [d]the prophet would be fulfilled: 23 (E)Behold, the virgin will [e](F)conceive and give birth to a Son, and they shall name Him [f]Immanuel,” which translated means, “(G)God with us.” 24 And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife, 25 [g]but kept her a virgin until she (H)gave birth to a Son; and (I)he named Him Jesus.

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  1. Matthew 1:20 Lit that which
  2. Matthew 1:21 Lit He Himself
  3. Matthew 1:22 Lit has happened
  4. Matthew 1:22 I.e., Isaiah
  5. Matthew 1:23 Or be pregnant
  6. Matthew 1:23 Gr Emmanuel
  7. Matthew 1:25 Lit and did not know her intimately

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