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a And she conceived, and bare a son; a And, behold, thou shalt conceive in
and said, God hath taken away my thy womb, and bring forth a son, and
reproach, Gen. xxx. 23. And her ad- shalt call his name JESUS.
versary also provoked her sore, for to a See on Matt. i. ver. 21.
make her fret, because the Lord had
shut up her womb, 1 Sam. i. 6.

VER. 32.
VER. 26.

Ούτος έσται μέγας, και υιός υψίστου
'Εν δε τω μηνί τω έκτο απεστάλη ο κληθήσεται» και δώσει αυτώ Κύριος ο Θεός
άγγελος Γαβριήλ υπό του Θεού εις πόλιν τον θρόνον Δαβίδ του πατρός αυτού. .
της Γαλιλαίας, και όνομα Ναζαρέτ,

a He shall be great, and shall bbe callbriel was sent from God unto a city of his father David : And in the sixth month the angel Ga- ed the eSonof the Highest : and the Lord

God d shall give unto him the throne of Galilee, named Nazareth,

a For he shall be great in the sight VER. 27.

of the Lord, and shall drink neither Προς παρθένον μεμνηστευμένην ανδρί και wine nor strong drink; and he shall όνομα Ιωσήφ, εξ οίκου Δαβίδ και το όνομα | be filled with the Holy Ghost, even της παρθένου, Μαριάμ.

from his mother's womb, ver. 15. John

answered, saying unto them all, I ina To a virgin espoused to a man whose deed baptize you

with water ; but one name was Joseph, of the house of David; mightier than I cometh, the latchet of and the virgin's name was Mary. whose shoes I am not worthy to un

[Now the birth of Jesus Christ was loose : he shall baptize you with the on this wise : when as his mother Mary Holy Ghost and with fire, iii. 16. I was espoused to Joseph, before they indeed baptize you with water unto came together, she was found with repentance: but he that cometh after child of the Holy Ghost, Matt. i. 18.] me is mightier than I, whose shoes I a See on Matt. i. ver. 18. clause 1. am not worthy to bear: he shall bap

tize you with the Holy Ghost, and with VER. 28.

fire, Matt. iii. 11. The queen of the Και εισελθών ο άγγελος προς αυτήν, south shall rise up in the judgment EITE. Xağçe, nexupstapér. Kúpios metà with this generation, and shall conσου ευλογημένη συ εν γυναιξίν.

demn it: for she came from the utterAnd the angel came in unto her, and most parts of the earth to hear the said, Hail, thou that art highly favour- wisdom of Solomon ; and, behold, a ed, the Lord is with thee: blessed art greater than Solomon is here, xii. 42. thou among women.

And Jesus came and spake unto them,

saying, All * Or, graciously accepted, or, much heaven and in earth, xxviii. 18. Where

power

is

given unto me in graced. See ver. 30.

fore God also hath highly exalted him, VER. 29.

and given him a name which is above 'H dé idoīca dietazágon éwi tã gópos sus every knee should bow, of things

every name : That at the name of Je-
αυτού και διελογίζετο ποταπός είη και
άσπασμός ούτος. .

in heaven, and things in earth, and
things under the earth; And that

every
And when she saw him, she was trou; tongue should confess that Jesus Christ
bled at his saying, and cast in her mind is Lord, to the glory of God the Father,
what manner of salutation this should be. Phil. ii. 9, 11.
VER. 30.

b See on Matt. v. ver. 9. clause 2 Kai singy ő ãyyeros aútñ: poßo, 2. and vii. ver. 21, clause 4.

c See on Matt. xiv. ver. 33. clause Μαριάμ ευρες γάς χάριν παρά τω Θεώ.

d See on Matt. i. ver. 1. clause 2. And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with

VER. 33. God.

Και βασιλεύσει επί τον οίκον Ιακώβ εις

τους αιώνας, και της βασιλείας αυτού ουκ Και ιδού, συλλήψη εν γαστρί, και τέξη έσται τέλος. υιόν, και καλέσεις το όνομα αυτού ΙΗΣΟΥΝ. a And he shall reign over the house of

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VER. 31. i

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A. M. 3999. Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there | tempted like as we ure, yet without shall be no end.

sin, Heb. iv. 15. For such an High a And in the days of these kings Priest became us, who is holy, harmshall the God of heaven set up a king less, undefiled, separate from sinners, dom, which shall never be destroyed : and made higher than the heavens, and the kingdom shall not be left to vii. 26. other people, but it shall break in

c See on Matt. xiv. ver. S3. clause 2. pieces and consume all these kingdoms,

VER. 36. and it shall stand for ever, Dan. ii. 44. Isaw in the night visions, and, behold,

Και ιδού, Ελισάβετ ή συγγενής σου, και one like the Son of man carme with the | αυτή συνειληφυΐα υιον εν γήρα αυτής και clouds of heaven, and came to the | ούτος μην έκτος εστίν αυτή τη καλουμένη Ancient of days, and they brought him

στείρα. . near before him. And there was given And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she him dominion, and glory, and a king-hath also conceived a son in her old age : dom, that all people, and nations, and and this is the sixth month with her, who languages, should serve him : his do- was called barren. minion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his

VER. 37. kingdom that which shall not be de. “Οτι ουκ αδυνατήσει παρά τω Θεώ πάν stroyed, vii. 13, 14. And the LORD ñua. shalí reign over them in Mount Zion a For with God nothing shall be imfrom henceforth, even for ever, Mic. possible. iv. 7. But unto the Son he saith, Thy

a See on Matt. xix. ver. 26. throne, O God, is for ever and ever, Heb. i. 8. And the seventh angel

VER. 38. sounded : and there were great voices

Είπε δε Μαριάμ: Ιδού η δούλη Κυρίου in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of JÉVOLTó pot sarà rò pñpá cov. Kai dañathis world are become the kingdoms of | θεν απ' αυτής ο άγγελος. our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever, Rev. xi.

And Mary said, Behold the handmaid 15.

of the Lord; be it unto me according to VER. 34.

thy word. And the angel departed from

her. Είπε δε Μαριάμ προς τον άγγελον: Πώς

VER. 39. έσται τούτο, έπει άνδρα ου γινώσκω ;

'Αναστάσα δε Μαριάμ εν ταίς ημέραις Then said Mary unto the angel, How ταύταις, επορεύθη εις την ορεινήν μετά shall this be, seeing I know not a man? σπουδής, εις πόλιν Ιούδα. VER. 35.

And Mary arose in those days, and και αποκριθείς ο άγγελος, είπεν αυτήwent into the hill country with haste, Tlveõua ãglov &Tre EÚCetat Éti ce, sal dú-into a city of Juda ; ναμις υψίστου επισκιάσει σοι· διό και το

VER. 40. γεννώμενον άγιον κληθήσεται υιός Θεού. . And the angel answered and said unto

Και εισήλθεν εις τον οίκον Ζαχαρίου, και her, a The Holy Ghost shall come upon

ήσπάσατο την Ελισάβετ. thee, and the power of the Highest shall And entered into the house of Zachaovershadow thee : therefore also b that rias, and saluted Elisabeth. holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called c The Son of God.

VER. 41. Joseph, thou son of David, fear

Και εγένετο ως ήκουσεν η Ελισάβετ τον not to take unto thee Mary thy wife : ασπασμόν της Μαρίας, έσκίρτησε το βρέfor that which is conceived in her is | φος εν τη κοιλία αυτής και επλήσθη Πνεύof the Holy Ghost, Matt. i. 20.

ματος αγίου η Ελισάβετ: b How can he be clean that is born And it came to pass, that, when Elisaof a woman? Job xxv. 4. For we

beth heard the salutation of Mary, the have not an High Priest, which can

babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth not be touched with the feeling of our

a was filled with the Holy Ghost : infirmities but was in all points a See on ver. 15. clause 3.

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LUKE J. 42–48.

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VER. 42.

VER. 46.
Και ανεφώνησε φωνή μεγάλη, και είπεν Και είπε Μαριάμ Μεγαλύνει η ψυχή
Ευλογημένη συ εν γυναιξί, και ευλογημένος | μου τον Κύριον»
δ καρπός της κοιλίας σου.

And Mary said, a My soul doth mag-
And she spake out with a loud voice, nify the Lord,
and said, Blessed art thou among wo-
men ; a and blessed is the fruit of thy My heart rejoiceth in the Lord, mine

a And Hannah prayed, and said, womb.

horn is exalted in the LORD, my mouth a Saying, Blessed be the King that is enlarged over mine enemies; be. cometh in the name of the Lord : peace in heaven, and glory in the Sam. ii. 1.

cause I rejoice in thy salvation, 1 highest, xix. 38. His name shall en

VER. 47. dure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men

Και ήγαλλίασε το πνεύμα μου επί τω shall be blessed in him: all nations come to ourñpi poov, shall call him blessed, Psal. lxxii. 17. And my spirit hath rejoiced in a God

VER. 43. Και πόθεν μοι τούτο, ένα έλθη μήτηρ a Behold, God is my salvation; I του Κυρίου μου πρός με;

will trust, and not be afraid : for the

LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and And whence is this to me, that the

my

salvamother of amy Lord should come to me? my song; he also is become

tion, Isa. xii. 2. There is no God else a And David himself saith in the book beside me; a just God and a Saviour; of Psalms, The LORD said unto my there is none beside me, xlv. 21. Paul Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, Till an apostle of Jesus Christ by the I make thine enemies thy footstool. commandment of God our Saviour, David therefore calleth bim Lord, how and Lord Jesus Christ, which is he then his son ? xx. 42–44. The hope, 1 Tim. i. 1. Not purloining, but Lord said unto my Lord, sit thou at shewing all good fidelity; that they my right hand, until I make thine ene may adorn the doctrine of God our mies thy footstool, Psal. cx. 1. And Saviour in all things, Tit. ii. 10. But Thomas answered and said unto him, after that the kindness and love of My Lord and my God, John xx. 28. God our Saviour toward man apYea doubtless, and I count all things peared, ii. 4. See also on Matt. i. but loss for the excellency of the ver. 21. clause 3. knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord : for whom I have suffered the loss of

VER. 48. all things, and do count them but “Οτι επέβλεψεν επί την ταπείνωσιν της dung, that I may win Christ, Phil. | BoÚAng đivoũ• ởot vàệ, ảmà coũ thuaiii. 8.

ριούσί με πάσαι αι γενεαί, VER. 44. Ιδού γαρ, ως εγένετο η φωνή του ασπα

a For he hath regarded the low' estate" quo cou. sis tarde

, mw, écriptnday tv of his kandmaiden : for, behold, from αγαλλιάσει το βρέφος εν τη κοιλία μου.

henceforth alt bgenerations shall call me

blessed. For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine the babe

a He will regard the prayer of the leaped in my womb for joy.

destitute, and not despise their pray

er, Psal. cii. 17. He raiseth up the VER. 45.

poor out of the dust, and lifteth the Και μακαρία και πιστεύσασα ότι έσται needy out of the dunghil; that he τελείωσις τοϊς λελαλημένοις αυτή παρά | may set him with princes, even with Κυρίου.

the princes of his people, cxiii: 7, 8. And blessed is she *that believed : for For ye see your calling, brethren, how there shall be a performance of those that not many wise men after the things which were told her from the flesh, not many mighty, not many Lord.

noble, are called : But God hath chor * Or, which believed that there shall sen the foolish things of the world, be, &c.

to confound the wise; and God hath

ears,

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LUKE f. 48-50.

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chosen the weak things of the world, | his covenant for ever : holy and reveto confound the things which are rend is his name, cxi. 9. And one mighty; And base things of the world, cried unto another, and said, Holy, and things which are despised, hath holy, holy, is the LORD of Hosts : the God chosen, yea, and things which whole earth is full of his glory, Isa. are not, to bring to nought things that vi. 3. For thus saith the high and are; That no flesh should glory in his lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, presence, 1 Cor. i. 26-29. Hearken, whose name is Holy, lvii. 15. And my beloved brethren, Hath not God they rest not day and night, saying, chosen the poor of this world, rich in Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, faith, and heirs of the kingdom which which was, and is, and is to come, he hath promised to them that love | Rev. iv. 8. Who shall not fear thee, bim? James ii. 5.

O Lord, and glorify thy name? for 5 And it came to pass, as he spake thou only art holy, xv. 4. these things, a certain woman of the

VER. 50. company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that Και το έλεος αυτού εις γενεάς γενεών τους bare thee, and the paps which thou dobouméross ajtóv. hast sucked, Luke xi. 27.

a And his mercy is on them that fear VER. 49.

him from generation to generation. "Οτι εποίησέ μοι μεγαλεία και δυνατός, a And shewing mercy unto thousands και άγιον το όνομα αυτού. .

of them that love me, and keep my For ahe that is mighty hath done to commandments, Exod. xx. 6. And me great things; band holy is his name.

the LORD passed by before him, 'and

proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD Who is this King of glory? The God, merciful and gracious, longsufLORD strong and mighty, the LORD fering, and abundant in goodness and mighty in battle, Psal. xxiv. 8. Then truth, keeping mercy for thousands, thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, forgiving iniquity and transgression and saidst, I have laid help upon one and sin, and that will by no means that is mighty ; I have exalted one clear the guilty, xxxiv. 6, 7. Oh how chosen out of the people, lxxxix. 19. great is thy goodness, which thou Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD hast laid up for them that fear thee; of Hosts, the mighty One of Israel, which thou hast wrought for them Ah, I will ease me of mine adversa- that trust in thee before the sons of ries, and avenge me of mine enemies, men, Psal. xxxi. 19. Surely his salvaIsa. i. 24. Who is this that cometh tion is nigb them that fear him; that from Edom, with dyed garments from glory may dwell in our land, lxxxv. Bozrah? this that is glorious in his g. For as the heaven is high above apparel, travelling in the greatness of the earth, so great is his mercy toward his strength ? I that speak in righ- them that fear him, ciii. 11. But the teousness, mighty to save, lxiii. 1. mercy of the LORD is from everlastForasmuch as there is none like unto ing to everlasting upon them that thee, O LORD; thou art great, and fear him, and his righteousness unto thy name is great in might, Jer. x. 6. children's children, 17. He will bless

b Who is like unto thee, O LORD, them that fear the LORD, both small among the gods? who is like thee, and great, cxv. 13. Let them now glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, that fear the LORD say, that his doing wonders, Exod. xv. 11. There mercy endureth for ever, cxviii. 4. is none holy as the LORD: for there is He will fulfil the desire of them that none beside thee: neither is there any fear him: he also will hear their cry, rock like our God, 1 Sam. ii. 2. Let and will save them, cxlv. 19. The them praise thy great and terrible Lord taketh pleasure in them that name ; for it is holy, Psal. xcix. 3. Ex- fear him, in those that hope in his alt the Lord our God, and worship mercy, cxlvii. 11. Then they that at his holy hill; for the Lord our feared the LORD spake often one to God is holy, 9. He sent redemption another : and the LORD hearkened, unto his people: he hath commanded I and heard it, and a book of remem.

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LUKE 1. 42–48.

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a

my Saviour.

VER. 42.

VER. 46.
Και ανεφώνησε φωνή μεγάλη, και είπεν Και είπε Μαριάμ: Μεγαλύνει η ψυχή
Ευλογημένη συ εν γυναιξί, και ευλογημένος μου τον Κύριον»
ο καρπός της κοιλίας σου.

And Mary said, aMy soul doth mag-
And she spake out with a loud voice, nify the Lord,
and said, Blessed art thou among wo-
men ; a and blessed is the fruit of thy My heart rejoiceth in the Lord, mine

a And Hannah prayed, and said, womb.

horn is exalted in the LORD, my mouth Saying, Blessed be the King that is enlarged over mine enemies ; be. cometh in the name of the Lord :

cause I rejoice in thy salvation, 1 peace in heaven, and glory in the Sam. ii. 1. highest, xix. 38. His name shall en

VER. 47. dure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men

Και ήγαλλίασε το πνεύμα μου επί των shall be blessed in him:

all nations Secô tơ cwrñpí pov,
shall call him blessed, Psal. lxxii. 17. And my spirit hath rejoiced in a God

VER. 43.
Και πόθεν μοι τούτο, ένα έλθη ή μήτηρ

a Behold, God is my salvation ; I του Κυρίου μου πρός με;

will trust, and not be afraid : for the

LORD JEHOVAH is And whence is this to me, that the

my strength and mother of amy Lord should come to me? my song; he also is become my salva

tion, Isa. xii. 2. There is no God else a And David himself saith in the book beside me; a just God and a Saviour ; of Psalms, The LORD said unto my there is none beside me, xlv. 21. Paul Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, Till an apostle of Jesus Christ by the I make thine enemies thy footstool. commandment of God our Saviour, David therefore calleth bim Lord, how and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our is he then his son ? xx. 42–44. The hope, 1 Tim. i. 1. Not purloining, but LORD said unto my Lord, sit thou at shewing all good fidelity; that they my right band, until I make thine ene

may adorn the doctrine of God our mies thy footstool, Psal. cx. 1. And Saviour in all things, Tit. ii. 10. But Thomas answered and said unto him, after that the kindness and love of My Lord and my God, John xx. 28. God our Saviour toward man apYea doubtless, and I count all things peared, iii. 4. See also on Matt. i. but loss for the excellency of the ver. 21. clause 3. knowledge of Christ Jesus

my

Lord : for whom I have suffered the loss of

VER. 48. all things, and do count them but “Οτι επέβλεψεν επι την ταπείνωσιν της dung, that I may win Christ, Phil. douang cútoữ• ideò gàg, átrò toữ võ foartaiii. 8.

ριούσί με πάσαι αι γενεαί, VER. 44. Ιδού γαρ, ως εγένετο η φωνή του ασπα

a For he hath regarded the low'estate quo cow. sic na úsá, moe, eo xiprne er tv of his handmaiden : for, behold, from αγαλλιάσει το βρέφος εν τη κοιλία μου.

henceforth alt bgenerations shall call me

blessed. For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine ears, the babe destitute, and not despise their pray.

a He will regard the prayer of the leaped in my womb for joy.

er, Psal. cii. 17. He raiseth up the VER. 45.

poor out of the dust, and lifteth the Και μακαρία και πιστεύσασα· ότι έσται needy out of the dunghill'; that he τελείωσις τοϊς λελάλημένους αυτή παρά | may set him with princes, even with Κυρίου.

the princes of his people, cxii: 7, 8. And blessed is she *that believed : for For ye see your calling, brethren, how there shall be a performance of those that not many wise men after the things which were told her from the flesh, not many mighty, not many Lord.

noble, are called : But God hath cho-* Or, which believed that there shall sen the foolish things of the world, be, &c.

vo confound the wise; and God hath

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