Luke 1:46
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English Standard Version
And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord,

King James Bible
And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,

American Standard Version
And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Mary said: My soul doth magnify the Lord.

English Revised Version
And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,

Webster's Bible Translation
And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,

Weymouth New Testament
Then Mary said: "My soul extols the Lord,

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Vincent's Word Studies

Said (εἶπεν)

Simply. Compare Luke 1:42. "Elizabeth's salutation was full of excitement, but Mary's hymn breathes a sentiment of deep inward repose" (Godet). Compare the song of Hannah (1 Samuel 2). Hannah's song differs from Mary's in its sense of indignation and personal triumph compared with Mary's humility and calmness.

My soul - spirit (ψυχή - πνεῦμα)

See on Mark 12:30. The soul is the principle of individuality, the seat of personal impressions, having a side in contact with the material element of humanity, as well as with the spiritual element. It is thus the mediating organ between the spirit and the body, receiving impressions from without and from within, and transmitting them by word or sign. Spirit is the highest, deepest, noblest part of our humanity, the point of contact between God and man.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

1 Samuel 2:1 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoices in the LORD, my horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over my enemies...

Psalm 34:2,3 My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad...

Psalm 35:9 And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall rejoice in his salvation.

Psalm 103:1,2 Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name...

Isaiah 24:15,16 Why glorify you the LORD in the fires, even the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles of the sea...

Isaiah 45:25 In the LORD shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.

Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation...

Habakkuk 3:17,18 Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labor of the olive shall fail...

Romans 5:11 And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement.

1 Corinthians 1:31 That, according as it is written, He that glories, let him glory in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be to God, which always causes us to triumph in Christ, and makes manifest the aroma of his knowledge by us in every place.

Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

1 Peter 1:8 Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you see him not, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

Cross References
1 Samuel 2:1
And Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in the LORD; my horn is exalted in the LORD. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation.

Psalm 34:2
My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad.

Psalm 34:3
Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together!

1 Thessalonians 5:23
Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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