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Elizabeth (Luke 1)

F, #2420106
Father-Unk*Matthat (Luke 3); Elizabeth's father is a guess based on the fact that she is related to Mary and was considerably older
RelationshipDistant relative of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceB99-4014
     Elizabeth (Luke 1) was the daughter of Matthat (Luke 3). Elizabeth (Luke 1) married Zechariah (Luke 1), son of Division (of Abijah) +36.
     After Zechariah (Luke 1)'s time of service was over, he went home and Elizabeth (Luke 1) became pregnant, and went into seclusion for 5 months.1 Mary (Gospel) (who was betrothed to Joseph (Gospel)) was told by Gabriel (Angel) that she would give birth to a son, Jesus (NT) by the Holy Spirit (Bible), and was told that her relative Elizabeth (Luke 1) was six months pregnant.2
Mary (Gospel) went to a town in the hill country of Judea vist Elizabeth (Luke 1) at the home of Zechariah (Luke 1). When Mary (Gospel) greated Elizabeth (Luke 1), then her baby (John "The Baptist" (Gospel) leaped in her womb and Elizabeth (Luke 1) was filled with Holy Spirit (Bible). Mary (Gospel) stayed for about 3 months.3 Elizabeth (Luke 1) became the mother of John "The Baptist" (Gospel).4 John "The Baptist" (Gospel) was circumcised The priest was going to name the child Zechariah, after is father Zechariah (Luke 1), but Elizabeth (Luke 1) said No, his name is to be John, and when the questioned Zechariah (Luke 1) he wrote on a tablet (as he still could not speak) that the boy's name was to be John, afterwhich Zechariah (Luke 1) regained the ability to speak.5 Elizabeth (Luke 1) and Mary (Gospel) were related.6

Scriptures (References)

Book VerseTitle
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:5-25The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold7
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:26-38The Birth of Jesus Fortold2
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:39-45Mary Visits Elizabeth3
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:46-56Mary's Song8
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:57-66Birth of John the Baptist9
ChartsDescendant Chart for God (#1)
Descendant Chart for God (#2)
Indented Descendant Chart of God (Big) (#1)
Indented Descendant Chart of God (Big) (#2)
Indented Descendant Chart of King David
Last Edited1 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S3] International Bible Society, editor, The Holy Bible, New International Version (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984), Luke 1:23-25. Hereinafter cited as NIV.
  2. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:26-38.
  3. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:39-45.
  4. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:57.
  5. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Loke 1:59-66.
  6. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:36.
  7. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:5-25.
  8. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:46-56.
  9. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:57-66.