Mary Visits Elizabeth

Luke 1:39-45 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Mary Visits Elizabeth
39 Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah, 40 and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 And she cried out with a loud voice and said, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! 43 And how has it happened to me, that the mother of my Lord would come to me? 44 For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy. 45 And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her by the Lord.”

From NetBible Lk 1:41

  • *When the baby leaped John gave his first testimony about Jesus, a fulfillment of 1:15
  • *The passage makes clear that Elizabeth spoke her commentary with prophetic enablement, filled with the Holy Spirit.

From Bibnlehub Lk 1:43

  • Elizabeth under the Holy Spirit’s influence in these words acknowledges both the incarnation of Christ, and the union of the Divine and human nature in the one person of the Mediator; she acknowledges Christ her Lord, and Mary to be his mother.

From NetBible Lk 1:44

  • *On the statement the baby in my womb leaped for joy see both 1:14(John) and 1:47(Jesus). This notes a fulfillment of God’s promised word.

From NetBible Lk 1:45

  • *the note of being blessed makes the key point of the passage about believing God’s promise coming to pass=> what was said to her  by the angel at the Lord’s command v31.