New International Version
"I am the Lord's servant," Mary answered. "May your word to me be fulfilled." Then the angel left her.
King James Bible
And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
Darby Bible Translation
And Mary said, Behold the bondmaid of [the] Lord; be it to me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
World English Bible
Mary said, "Behold, the handmaid of the Lord; be it to me according to your word." The angel departed from her.
Young's Literal Translation
And Mary said, 'Lo, the maid-servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to thy saying,' and the messenger went away from her.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold the handmaid of the Lord - I fully credit what thou sayest, and am perfectly ready to obey thy commands, and to accomplish all the purposes of thy grace concerning me. It appears that at the instant of this act of faith, and purposed obedience, the conception of the immaculate humanity of Jesus took place; and it was Done unto her according to his word. See Luke 1:35.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJuly 19 Morning
He that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.--LUKE 1:49. Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?--Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.--Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy.--Hallowed be thy name. Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people. Who is this …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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Jesus Born the Son of God.
The Key-Note of a Choice Sonnet
For no word from God will ever fail."
At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea,
for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman.
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