Mary Visits Elizabeth
In those days Mary arose and went with haste into r the hill country, to a town in Judah,
and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.
And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth s was filled with the Holy Spirit,
and she exclaimed with a loud cry, t "Blessed are you among women, and u blessed is v the fruit of your womb!
And why is this granted to me that the mother of w my Lord should come to me?
For behold, when the sound of your greeting came to my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.
And x blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord."
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
And fear came on all their neighbors. And all these things were talked about through all the hill country of Judea.
So they set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah.
They gave them Kiriath-arba (Arba being the father of Anak), that is Hebron, in the hill country of Judah, along with the pasturelands around it.
For he will be great before the Lord. And he must not drink wine or strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.
And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying.
Most blessed of women be Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, of tent-dwelling women most blessed.
Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock.
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
For David himself says in the Book of Psalms, "'The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand.
Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Jesus said to him, "Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.
And behold, you will be silent and unable to speak until the day that these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their time.