Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
The holy ghost
to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary.
But while he considered these things, behold, an agent of Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take Mary to be thy wife, for that which was begotten in her is from Holy Spirit.
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one.
How much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!
How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of a woman?
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.
Among whom we also all once behaved in the lusts of our flesh, doing the intentions of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath as also the others.
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but who was tempted in all things in the same way, without sin.
For such a high priest is fitting for us, devout, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and having become higher than the heavens.