For he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from now on all generations shall call me blessed.
Treasury of Scripture
1 Samuel 1:11 And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your handmaid, and remember me...
1 Samuel 2:8 He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes...
2 Samuel 7:8,18,19 Now therefore so shall you say to my servant David, Thus said the LORD of hosts, I took you from the sheepcote...
Psalm 102:17 He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.
Psalm 113:7,8 He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts the needy out of the dunghill...
Psalm 136:23 Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endures for ever:
Psalm 138:6 Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect to the lowly: but the proud he knows afar off.
Isaiah 66:2 For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, said the LORD: but to this man will I look...
1 Corinthians 1:26-28 For you see your calling, brothers, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called...
James 2:5,6 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith...
Luke 1:28,42 And the angel came in to her, and said, Hail, you that are highly favored, the Lord is with you: blessed are you among women...
Luke 11:27 And it came to pass, as he spoke these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said to him...
Genesis 30:13 And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.
Malachi 3:12 And all nations shall call you blessed: for you shall be a delightsome land, said the LORD of hosts.
ContextMary's Song of Praise
46And Mary said, My soul does magnify the Lord, 47And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. 48For he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from now on all generations shall call me blessed. 49For he that is mighty has done to me great things; and holy is his name. 50And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation. 51He has showed strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. 52He has put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. 53He has filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he has sent empty away. 54He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; 55As he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever. 56And Mary stayed with her about three months, and returned to her own house.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
For he hath looked upon the low estate of his handmaid: For behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid; for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
Darby Bible Translation
For he has looked upon the low estate of his bondmaid; for behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
King James Bible
For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
Young's Literal Translation
Because He looked on the lowliness of His maid-servant, For, lo, henceforth call me happy shall all the generations,