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 who was to be married to a man named Joseph, of the family of David; and the name of the virgin was Mary.
But when he was giving thought to these things, an angel of the Lord came to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, have no fear of taking Mary as your wife; because that which is in her body is of the Holy Spirit.
If only a clean thing might come out of an unclean! But it is not possible.
How much less one who is disgusting and unclean, a man who takes in evil like water!
How then is it possible for man to be upright before God? or how may he be clean who is a son of woman?
Truly, I was formed in evil, and in sin did my mother give me birth.
Among whom we all at one time were living in the pleasures of our flesh, giving way to the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and the punishment of God was waiting for us even as for the rest.
For we have not a high priest who is not able to be touched by the feelings of our feeble flesh; but we have one who has been tested in all points as we ourselves are tested, but without sin.
It was right for us to have such a high priest, one who is holy and without evil, doing no wrong, having no part with sinners, and made higher than the heavens: