And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?
And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.
He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.
And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
And when she saw [him], she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, [thou that art] highly favoured, the Lord [is] with thee: blessed [art] thou among women.
To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name [was] Mary.
And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.