Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

"How can this be," Mary replied, "seeing that I have no husband?"

New American Standard Bible

Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, since I am a virgin?"

King James Version

Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Holman Bible

Mary asked the angel, "How can this be, since I have not been intimate with a man?"

International Standard Version

Mary asked the angel, "How can this happen, since I have not had relations with a man?"

A Conservative Version

And Mary said to the agent, How will this be, since I know not a man?

American Standard Version

And Mary said unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Amplified

And Mary said to the angel, How can this be, since I have no [intimacy with any man as a] husband?

An Understandable Version

And Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, since I have never had sex with a man?"

Anderson New Testament

But Mary said to the angel: How shall this be, since I know not a man?

Bible in Basic English

And Mary said to the angel, How may this be, because I have had no knowledge of a man?

Common New Testament

And Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, since I am a virgin?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then said Mary to the angel, what shall this be without any intercourse with man?

Darby Translation

But Mary said to the angel, How shall this be, since I know not a man?

Godbey New Testament

And Mary said to the angel; How shall this be, since I know not man?

Goodspeed New Testament

Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, when I have no husband?"

John Wesley New Testament

Then said Mary to the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Mary said unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Julia Smith Translation

And Mary said to the messenger, How shall this be, since I. know not man?

King James 2000

Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Mary said to the angel, "How will this be, since I have not had sexual relations with a man?"

Modern King James verseion

Then Mary said to the angel, How shall this be, since I do not know a man?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Mary unto the angel, "How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?"

Moffatt New Testament

"How can this be?" said Mary to the angel, "I have no husband."

Montgomery New Testament

And Mary said to the angel. "How can this be? For I have no husband?"

NET Bible

Mary said to the angel, "How will this be, since I have not had sexual relations with a man?"

New Heart English Bible

Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, seeing I am a virgin?"

Noyes New Testament

Then said Mary to the angel, How shall this be, since I know not a man?

Sawyer New Testament

And Mary said to the angel, How shall this be, since I know not a man?

The Emphasized Bible

But Mary said unto the messenger - How, shall this thing be, seeing that, a man, I know not?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Mary said, How shall this be, seeing I know not man?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"How can this be?" Mary asked the angel. "For I have no husband."

Webster

Then said Mary to the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Williams New Testament

But Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, since I have no husband?"

World English Bible

Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, seeing I am a virgin?"

Worrell New Testament

And Mary said to the angel, "How shall this be, since I know not a man?"

Worsley New Testament

Then said Mary to the angel, How can this be, since I am a virgin?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Mary said unto the messenger, 'How shall this be, seeing a husband I do not know?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

Μαρία Μαριάμ 
Maria 
Usage: 52

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the angel
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

ἐπεί 
Epei 
Usage: 26

I know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

Context Readings

The Prediction Of Jesus' Birth

33 and He will be King over the House of Jacob for the Ages, and of His Kingdom there will be no end." 34 "How can this be," Mary replied, "seeing that I have no husband?" 35 The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for this reason your holy offspring will be called 'the Son of God.'


Cross References

Acts 9:6

"But rise and go to the city, and you will be told what you are to do.

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