The apostle Luke writing (God speaking via scripture...The Word),
telling of the angel Gabriel letting Mary know that she will be the mother through whom Jesus, the
Son of God,
would enter the world as the son of man.
Wycliffe Bible of 1384:
26 But in the sixte moneth the aungel Gabriel was sent
fro God in to a citee of Galilee, whos name was Nazareth, 27 to a maidyn, weddid to a man, whos name was Joseph, of the hous of
Dauid; and the name of the maidun was Marie.
King James Bible
of 1611: 26 And in the sixth month
the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,
27 To a virgin
espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was
NAS Bible of
1960: 26 Now in the sixth month the angel
Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth,
27 to a virgin
engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin's name was
NIV Bible 1973-78: 26 In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in
Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named
Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary.
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