Elizabeth gets a visit from Mary, Luke 1:41-45

Elizabeth welcomed Mary, her cousin, to her home.

Elizabeth was six months pregnant and her baby leaped for joy at the sound of Mary’s voice.

In Hebrew Elizabeth means God is my Oath.

Elizabeth was the wife of Zacharias both were from the tribe of Levi the priestly tribe of Israel.

Background Reading: – Mary visits Elizabeth

41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby jumped in her womb. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit 42 and she loudly exclaimed, “How blessed are you among women, and how blessed is the infant in your womb! 43 Why should this happen to me, to have the mother of my Lord visit me? 44 As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb jumped for joy. 45 How blessed is this woman for believing that what was spoken to her by the Lord would be fulfilled!”
Luke 1:41-45

More Information:
Elizabeth (God is my Oath) like her husband, Zechariah (Jehovah remembers) were from the tribe of Levi.
Elizabeth was told to call her son John the shorten form of Jehohanan which in Hebrew means Jehovah’s gift or God is gracious.
John was to become John the Baptist.


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