New International Version
for the Mighty One has done great things for me-- holy is his name.
King James Bible
For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.
Darby Bible Translation
For the Mighty One has done to me great things, and holy [is] his name;
World English Bible
For he who is mighty has done great things for me. Holy is his name.
Young's Literal Translation
For He who is mighty did to me great things, And holy is His name,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that is mighty hath done to me great things - Or, miracles, μεγαλεια. As God fills her with his goodness, she empties herself to him in praises; and, sinking into her own nothingness, she ever confesses that God alone is all in all.
Holy is his name - Probably the word which Mary used was חסד chesed, which though we sometimes translate holy, see Psalm 86:2; Psalm 145:17, yet the proper meaning is abundant goodness, exuberant kindness; and this well agrees with the following clause.
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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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Your righteousness, God, reaches to the heavens, you who have done great things. Who is like you, God?
He provided redemption for his people; he ordained his covenant forever-- holy and awesome is his name.
Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them."
for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,
His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.
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