Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

because he has looked favorably on his humble servant. From now on, all generations will call me blessed,

New American Standard Bible

"For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.

King James Version

For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

Holman Bible

because He has looked with favor
on the humble condition of His slave.
Surely, from now on all generations
will call me blessed,

A Conservative Version

because he has looked upon the lowliness of his bondmaid. For behold, from henceforth all generations will regard me blessed,

American Standard Version

For he hath looked upon the low estate of his handmaid: For behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

Amplified

For He has looked upon the low station and humiliation of His handmaiden. For behold, from now on all generations [of all ages] will call me blessed and declare me happy and to be envied!

An Understandable Version

For He has looked favorably on the humble circumstances of His servant-girl. And consider this, all generations of people will call me 'blessed' from now on.

Anderson New Testament

for he has looked upon the lowly condition of his handmaid. For, behold, from this time, all generations shall call me blessed;

Bible in Basic English

For he has had pity on his servant, though she is poor and lowly placed: and from this hour will all generations give witness to the blessing which has come to me.

Common New Testament

for he has regarded the lowly state of his servant; for behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he hath regarded the low estate of his servant: and future ages shall proclaim me blessed.

Darby Translation

For he has looked upon the low estate of his bondmaid; for behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

Godbey New Testament

because He looked upon the low state of his handmaiden.

Goodspeed New Testament

For he has noticed his slave in her humble station, For from this time all the ages will think me favored!

John Wesley New Testament

For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden; for, behold, from now on all generations shall call me blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

For he looked upon the humiliation of his servant; for, behold, from now shall all generations deem me happy

King James 2000

For he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because he has looked upon the humble state of his female slave, for behold, from now on all generations will consider me blessed,

Modern King James verseion

For He looked on the humiliation of His slave woman. For, behold, from now on all generations shall count me blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he hath looked on the poor degree of his handmaiden. Behold, now from henceforth shall all generations call me blessed.

Moffatt New Testament

for he has considered the humiliation of his servant. From this time forth all generations will call me blessed,

Montgomery New Testament

"For he has regarded the humiliation of his slave, And from this hour all ages will count me blessed.

NET Bible

because he has looked upon the humble state of his servant. For from now on all generations will call me blessed,

New Heart English Bible

for he has looked at the humble state of his servant girl. For look, from now on all generations will call me blessed.

Noyes New Testament

for he hath looked upon the low estate of his handmaiden. For lo! from this time all generations will call me blessed;

Sawyer New Testament

for he has looked on the low condition of his servant; for, behold, from this time all generations shall call me blessed,

The Emphasized Bible

Because he hath looked upon the humbling of his handmaid; for lo! from the present time, all the generations, will pronounce me happy.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for he hath looked upon the lowly state of his maid-servant: for, lo! henceforth shall all generations pronounce me blessed.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For he has remembered his servant in her lowliness; And from this hour all ages will count me happy!

Webster

For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for behold, from henceforth all generations will call me blessed.

Weymouth New Testament

Because He has not turned from His maidservant in her lowly position; For from this time forward all generations will account me happy,

Williams New Testament

for He has smiled upon His slave in her lowly station, for from this day all ages will count me happy!

World English Bible

for he has looked at the humble state of his handmaid. For behold, from now on, all generations will call me blessed.

Worrell New Testament

because He looked upon the lowliness of His handmaid; for, behold, from the present time all generations will call me happy;

Worsley New Testament

for behold, from henceforth shall all generations call me blessed:

Youngs Literal Translation

Because He looked on the lowliness of His maid-servant, For, lo, henceforth call me happy shall all the generations,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ἐπιβλέπω 
Epiblepo 
Usage: 3

the low estate
ταπείνωσις 
Tapeinosis 
Usage: 4

of
δούλη 
Doule 
Usage: 3

his

Usage: 0

δούλη 
Doule 
Usage: 3

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

γενεά 
Genea 
Usage: 17

μακαρίζω 
Makarizo 
Usage: 2

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

Context Readings

Mary's Hymn Of Praise To God

47 My spirit exults in God, my Savior, 48 because he has looked favorably on his humble servant. From now on, all generations will call me blessed, 49 because the Almighty has done great things for me. His name is holy.


Cross References

Psalm 138:6

Though the LORD is highly exalted, yet he pays attention to those who are lowly regarded, but he is aware of the arrogant from afar.

Luke 11:27

As Jesus was saying this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and told him, "How blessed is the womb that gave birth to you and the breasts that nursed you!"

1 Samuel 1:11

Hannah made a vow: "LORD of the Heavenly Armies, if you just look at the misery of your maid servant, remember me, and don't forget your maid servant. If you give your maid servant a son, then I'll give him to the LORD for all the days of his life, and a razor is never to touch his head."

Malachi 3:12

"Then all the nations will call you blessed, for you will be a land of delight," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Luke 1:28

The angel came to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you!"

Genesis 30:13

She said, "How happy I am, because women will call me happy!" So she named him Asher.

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises the poor up from the dust, he lifts up the needy from the trash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. Indeed the pillars of the earth belong to the LORD, and he has set the world on them.

2 Samuel 7:8

"""Now therefore this is what you are to tell my servant David: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "I took you from the pasture myself from tending sheep to become Commander-in-Chief over my people, that is, over Israel.

2 Samuel 7:18-19

Then King David went in to the presence of the LORD, sat down, and said:

Psalm 102:17

He will turn to the prayer of the destitute, not despising their prayer.

Psalm 113:7-8

He lifts the poor person from the dust, raising the needy from the trash pile

Psalm 136:23

He it is who remembered us in our lowly circumstances, for his gracious love is everlasting

Isaiah 66:2

All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.

Luke 1:42

and she loudly exclaimed, "How blessed are you among women, and how blessed is the infant in your womb!

1 Corinthians 1:26-28

Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.

James 2:5-6

Listen, my dear brothers! God has chosen the poor in the world to become rich in faith and to be heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who keep on loving him, has he not?

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