Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And the angel answering said to her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and power of the Highest overshadow thee, wherefore the holy thing also which shall be born shall be called Son of God.

New American Standard Bible

The angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy Child shall be called the Son of God.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

The angel replied to her:“The Holy Spirit will come upon you,
and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.
Therefore, the holy One to be born
will be called the Son of God.

International Standard Version

The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come over you, and the power of the Most High will surround you. Therefore, the child will be holy and will be called the Son of God.

A Conservative Version

And having answered, the agent said to her, Holy Spirit will come upon thee, and the power of the Most High will overshadow thee. Therefore also the holy thing that is begotten will be called the Son of God.

American Standard Version

And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and the power of the Most High shall overshadow thee: wherefore also the holy thing which is begotten shall be called the Son of God.

Amplified

Then the angel said to her, The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you [like a shining cloud]; and so the holy (pure, sinless) Thing (Offspring) which shall be born of you will be called the Son of God.

An Understandable Version

The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Highest [i.e., God] will overshadow you. Therefore, the child you carry will be called the holy Son of God.

Anderson New Testament

And the angel answered and said to her: The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; for which reason, also, that which is begotten, being holy, shall be called the Son of God.

Bible in Basic English

And the angel in answer said to her, The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will come to rest on you, and so that which will come to birth will be named holy, Son of God.

Common New Testament

And the angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the Holy One to be born will be called the Son of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the angel answered her, "the holy spirit shall descend upon thee, and the power of the most high shall over-shadow thee: wherefore thy holy offspring shall be called the son of God.

Godbey New Testament

And the angel responding said to her; The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee; therefore, indeed, that holy thing that is begotten shall be called the Son of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

The angel answered, "The holy Spirit will come over you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. For that reason your child will be called holy, and the Son of God.

John Wesley New Testament

And the angel answering said to 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, shall be called the Son of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Spirit 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And the messenger having answered, said to her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: wherefore also the holy thing born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

King James 2000

And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow you: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of you shall be called the Son of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the angel answered [and] said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the one to be born will be called holy, the Son of God.

Modern King James verseion

And the angel answered and said to her, The Holy Spirit shall come on you, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow you. Therefore also that Holy One which will be born of you shall be called Son of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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, shall be called the son of God.

Moffatt New Testament

The angel answered her, "The holy Spirit will come upon you, the power of the Most High will overshadow you; hence what is born will be called holy, Son of God.

Montgomery New Testament

"The Holy Spirit shall come upon you," said the angel, "and the power of the most High shall overshadow you, and therefore the holy offspring which is born, shall be called the son of God.

NET Bible

The angel replied, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called the Son of God.

New Heart English Bible

The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the holy one who is born will be called the Son of God.

Noyes New Testament

And the angel answering said to her, The Holy Spirit will come upon thee, and the power of the Most High will overshadow thee; wherefore the holy one that is to be born will be called the Son of God.

Sawyer New Testament

And the angel answered and said to her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Most High shall overshadow you; and on that account the holy child shall be called the Son of God.

The Emphasized Bible

And answering, the messenger said unto her - The Holy Spirit, shall come upon thee, and, the power of the Most High, shall overshadow thee; wherefore, even that which is to be born, Holy, shall be called, Son of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the angel answering said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Most High shall overshadow thee; wherefore also the Holy One that shall be born of thee, shall be called the Son of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"The Holy Spirit shall descend upon you," answered the angel, "and the Power of the Most High shall overshadow you; and therefore the child will be called 'holy,' and 'Son of God.'

Webster

And the angel answered and said to her, The Holy Spirit will come upon thee, and the power of the Highest will overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

Weymouth New Testament

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.'

Williams New Testament

Then the angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you, and so your child will be called holy, the Son of God.

World English Bible

The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the holy one who is born from you will be called the Son of God.

Worrell New Testament

And the angel, answering, said to her, The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; wherefore also the Holy Thing that is begotten shall be called the Son of God.

Worsley New Testament

And the angel answered and said unto her, The holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and the power of the Most High shall overshadow thee, and therefore thine holy offspring shall be called the Son of God: and lo,

Youngs Literal Translation

And the messenger answering said to her, 'The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee, therefore also the holy-begotten thing shall be called Son of God;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the angel
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ἐπέρχομαι 
Eperchomai 
Usage: 6

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

σέ 
Se 
σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 110
Usage: 113

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the power
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

of the Highest
ὕψιστος 
Hupsistos 
Usage: 12

ἐπισκιάζω 
Episkiazo 
Usage: 5

διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 1:35

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Context Readings

The Prediction Of Jesus' Birth

34 But Mary said to the angel, How shall this be, since I know not a man? 35 And the angel answering said to her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and power of the Highest overshadow thee, wherefore the holy thing also which shall be born shall be called Son of God. 36 And behold, Elizabeth, thy kinswoman, she also has conceived a son in her old age, and this is the sixth month to her that was called barren:


Cross References

Matthew 1:18

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was thus: His mother, Mary, that is, having been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 1:20

but while he pondered on these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, fear not to take to thee Mary, thy wife, for that which is begotten in her is of the Holy Spirit.

Luke 1:27

to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.

Psalm 2:7

I will declare the decree: Jehovah hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; I this day have begotten thee.

Matthew 14:33

But those in the ship came and did homage to him, saying, Truly thou art God's Son.

Luke 1:31-32

and behold, thou shalt conceive in the womb and bear a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus.

John 1:34

And I have seen and borne witness that this is the Son of God.

John 1:49

Nathanael answered and said to him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God, thou art the King of Israel.

John 20:31

but these are written that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life in his name.

Hebrews 4:15

For we have not a high priest not able to sympathise with our infirmities, but tempted in all things in like manner, sin apart.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean man out of the unclean? Not one!

Job 15:16

How much less the abominable and corrupt, man, that drinketh unrighteousness like water!

Job 25:4

And how should man be just with God? Or how should he be clean that is born of a woman?

Psalm 51:5

Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Matthew 4:3

And the tempter coming up to him said, If thou be Son of God, speak, that these stones may become loaves of bread.

Matthew 26:63-64

But Jesus was silent. And the high priest answering said to him, I adjure thee by the living God that thou tell us if thou art the Christ the Son of God.

Matthew 27:54

But the centurion, and they who were with him on guard over Jesus, seeing the earthquake and the things that took place, feared greatly, saying, Truly this man was Son of God.

Mark 1:1

Beginning of the glad tidings of Jesus Christ, Son of God;

Mark 1:24

saying, Eh! what have we to do with thee, Jesus, Nazarene? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the holy one of God.

Acts 8:36

And as they went along the way, they came upon a certain water, and the eunuch says, Behold water; what hinders my being baptised?

Romans 1:4

marked out Son of God in power, according to the Spirit of holiness, by resurrection of the dead) Jesus Christ our Lord;

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified with Christ, and no longer live, I, but Christ lives in me; but in that I now live in flesh, I live by faith, the faith of the Son of God, who has loved me and given himself for me.

Ephesians 2:3

among whom we also all once had our conversation in the lusts of our flesh, doing what the flesh and the thoughts willed to do, and were children, by nature, of wrath, even as the rest:

Hebrews 7:26-28

For such a high priest became us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and become higher than the heavens:

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