66 And all those who heard kept these things[a] in their hearts, saying, “What then will this child be? For indeed the hand of the Lord was with him!”

The Praise and Prophecy of Zechariah

67 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying,

68 “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,
    because he has visited to help and has redeemed[b] his people,

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  1. Luke 1:66 Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  2. Luke 1:68 Literally “has done redemption for”

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