26Now in the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee named#Literally “to which the name” Nazareth, 27to a virgin legally promised in marriage to a man named#Literally “to whom the name” Joseph of the house of David. And the name of the virgin was Mary. 28And he came to her and#*Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“came”) has been translated as a finite verb said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” 29But she was greatly perplexed at the statement, and was pondering what sort of greeting this might be. 30And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. 31And behold, you will conceive in the womb and will give birth to a son, and you will call his name Jesus. 32This one will be great, and he will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David. 33And he will reign over the house of Jacob forever,#Literally “for the ages” and of his kingdom there will be no end. 34And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I have not had sexual relations with a man?” 35And the angel answered and#*Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“answered”) has been translated as a finite verb said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the one to be born will be called holy, the Son of God. 36And behold, your relative Elizabeth—she also has conceived a son in her old age, and this is the sixth month for her who was called barren. 37For nothing will be impossible with God.”#Literally “every thing will not be impossible with God” 38So Mary said, “Behold, the Lord’s female slave! May it happen to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.