Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 replied to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you [like a cloud]; for that reason the holy (pure, sinless) Child shall 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.

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.

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.

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;

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

Devotionals containing Luke 1:35

Images Luke 1:35

Prayers for Luke 1:35

Context Readings

The Prediction Of Jesus' Birth

34 Mary asked the angel, “How can this be, since I have not been intimate with a man?” 35 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.
36 And consider your relative Elizabeth—even she has conceived a son in her old age, and this is the sixth month for her who was called childless.


Cross References

Matthew 1:18

The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After His mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 1:20

But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, don’t be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit.

Luke 1:27

to a virgin engaged to a man named Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary.

Psalm 2:7

I will declare the Lord’s decree:
He said to Me, “You are My Son;
today I have become Your Father.

Matthew 14:33

Then those in the boat worshiped Him and said, “Truly You are the Son of God!”

Luke 1:31-32

Now listen:
You will conceive and give birth to a son,
and you will call His name Jesus.

John 1:34

I have seen and testified that He is the Son of God!”

John 1:49

“Rabbi,” Nathanael replied, “You are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!”

John 20:31

But these are written so that you may believe Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and by believing you may have life in His name.

Hebrews 4:15

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tested in every way as we are, yet without sin.

Job 14:4

Who can produce something pure from what is impure?
No one!

Job 15:16

how much less one who is revolting and corrupt,
who drinks injustice like water?

Job 25:4

How can a person be justified before God?
How can one born of woman be pure?

Psalm 51:5

Indeed, I was guilty when I was born;
I was sinful when my mother conceived me.

Matthew 4:3

Then the tempter approached Him and said, “If You are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”

Matthew 26:63-64

But Jesus kept silent. Then the high priest said to Him, “By the living God I place You under oath: tell us if You are the Messiah, the Son of God!”

Matthew 27:54

When the centurion and those with him, who were guarding Jesus, saw the earthquake and the things that had happened, they were terrified and said, “This man really was God’s Son!”

Mark 1:1

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

Mark 1:24

“What do You have to do with us, Jesus—Nazarene? Have You come to destroy us? I know who You are—the Holy One of God!”

Acts 8:36

As they were traveling down the road, they came to some water. The eunuch said, “Look, there’s water! What would keep me from being baptized?”

Romans 1:4

and who has been declared to be the powerful Son of God by the resurrection from the dead according to the Spirit of holiness.

Galatians 2:20

and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.

Ephesians 2:3

We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.

Hebrews 7:26-28

For this is the kind of high priest we need: holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.

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