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Humility is a key difference between Mary's response and Zechariah’s response to Gabriel. Where Mary expressed humility Zechariah expressed doubt. In Luke 1:29 (NLT), it describes Mary as "confused and disturbed" in her response to Gabriel's greeting in verse 28, "Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you!" Her feeling of being confused and disturbed ...


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Greek word: Κεχαριτωμένη (source) Transliteration: Kecharitomene Translation: Literally,” You, who have been graced” (You that are highly favored, KJV) English: You (Second Person Singular) Have (present tense) Been (past participle of “to be”) Graced (past participle of “to grace”). Greek: KE – perfect tense (prior event/occurrence/happening ...


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Wikis, There are generally 3 views held for this question: Jesus spoke to Mary, acting, as it were, as the High Priest fulfilling the Day of Atonement (Lev. 16). Having accomplished the sacrifice, He was on His way to present the blood in heaven (after being in the heart of the earth 3 days), and, between the meeting with Mary in the garden and the ...



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