for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,
"For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.
For he took notice of his lowly servant girl, and now generation after generation will call me blessed.
God took one good look at me, and look what happened--I'm the most fortunate woman on earth! What God has done for me will never be forgotten,
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.
for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed;
For He has regarded the lowly state of His maidservant; For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed.
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1 tn See the note on the word “servant” in v. 38.
2 tn Grk “for behold.”
4 sn Mary is seen here as an example of an object of God’s grace (blessed) for all generations.