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 when he thought on these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.
How much less one that is abominable and corrupt, A man that drinketh iniquity like water!
How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity; And in sin did my mother conceive me.
among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:--
For we have not a high priest that cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but one that hath been in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
For such a high priest became us, holy, guileless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;