New International Version
for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,
King James Bible
For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
Darby Bible Translation
For he has looked upon the low estate of his bondmaid; for behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
World English Bible
for he has looked at the humble state of his handmaid. For behold, from now on, all generations will call me blessed.
Young's Literal Translation
Because He looked on the lowliness of His maid-servant, For, lo, henceforth call me happy shall all the generations,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath regarded - Looked favorably, etc., επεβλεψεν. In the most tender and compassionate manner he has visited me in my humiliation, drawing the reasons of his conduct, not from any excellence in me, but from his own eternal kindness and love.
All generations shall call me blessed - This was the character by which alone she wished to be known; viz. The blessed or happy virgin. What dishonor do those do to this holy woman, who give her names and characters which her pure soul would abhor; and which properly belong to God her Savior! By her votaries she is addressed as Queen of Heaven, Mother of God, etc., titles both absurd and blasphemous.
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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 …
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Then Leah said, "How happy I am! The women will call me happy." So she named him Asher.
May his name endure forever; may it continue as long as the sun. Then all nations will be blessed through him, and they will call him blessed.
Though the LORD is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly; though lofty, he sees them from afar.
Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!"
for the Mighty One has done great things for me-- holy is his name.
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