New International Version
He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful
King James Bible
He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;
Darby Bible Translation
He has helped Israel his servant, in order to remember mercy,
World English Bible
He has given help to Israel, his servant, that he might remember mercy,
Young's Literal Translation
He received again Israel His servant, To remember kindness,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath holpen [supported, αντελαβετο] his servant Israel - Israel is here represented as falling, and the Lord comes speedily in and props him up. The house of David was now ready to fall and rise no more; Jesus, being born of the very last branch of the regal line, revived the family, and restored the dominion.
In remembrance of his mercy - By mercy, the covenant which God made with Abraham, Genesis 15:18, is intended; which covenant proceeded from God's eternal mercy, as in it salvation was promised to all the nations of the earth. See Genesis 17:19, and Genesis 22:18, and this promise was, in one form or other, given to all the fathers, Luke 1:55.
This song properly consists of three parts.
1. In the first part Mary praises God for what he had done for herself, Luke 1:46-50.
2. In the second, she praises him for what he had done, and would do, against the oppressors of his people, Luke 1:51-53.
3. In the third, she praises him for what he had done, and would do, for his Church, Luke 1:53-56.
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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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God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.
He has remembered his love and his faithfulness to Israel; all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
He has filled the hungry with good things but has sent the rich away empty.
to Abraham and his descendants forever, just as he promised our ancestors."
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