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Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home.
King James Bible
And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house.
American Standard Version
And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned unto her house.
Young's Literal Translation
And Mary remained with her about three months, and turned back to her house.
Luke 1:56 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Mary abode with her about three months - According to some, the departure of Mary from Hebron must have been but a few days before the birth of John; as nine months had now elapsed since Elisabeth's conception; see Luke 1:36. Hence it immediately follows: -
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Luke 1:55 As He spoke to our fathers, To Abraham and his descendants forever."
Luke 1:57 Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son.
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Luke 1:55 to Abraham and his descendants forever, just as he promised our ancestors."
Luke 1:57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son.