Luke 1:30
New International Version
But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.

New Living Translation
“Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her, “for you have found favor with God!

English Standard Version
And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Berean Study Bible
So the angel told her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Berean Literal Bible
And the angel said to her, "Fear not, Mary; for you have found favor with God.

King James Bible
And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.

New King James Version
Then the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

New American Standard Bible
And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

NASB 1995
The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.

NASB 1977
And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.

Amplified Bible
The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the angel told her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the angel told her: Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

American Standard Version
And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favor with God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Angel said to her, “Do not fear, Maryam, for you have found favor with God,

Contemporary English Version
Then the angel told Mary, "Don't be afraid! God is pleased with you,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the angel said to her: Fear not, Mary, for thou hast found grace with God.

English Revised Version
And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.

Good News Translation
The angel said to her, "Don't be afraid, Mary; God has been gracious to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The angel told her, "Don't be afraid, Mary. You have found favor with God.

International Standard Version
Then the angel told her, "Stop being afraid, Mary, because you have found favor with God.

Literal Standard Version
And the messenger said to her, “Do not fear, Mary, for you have found favor with God;

NET Bible
So the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God!

New Heart English Bible
The angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Weymouth New Testament
But the angel said, "Do not be frightened, Mary, for you have found favour with God.

World English Bible
The angel said to her, "Don't be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Young's Literal Translation
And the messenger said to her, 'Fear not, Mary, for thou hast found favour with God;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Gabriel Foretells Jesus' Birth
29Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. 30So the angel told her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. 31Behold, you will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to give Him the name Jesus.…

Cross References
Genesis 6:8
Noah, however, found favor in the eyes of the LORD.

Matthew 14:27
But Jesus spoke up at once: "Take courage! It is I. Do not be afraid."

Luke 1:13
But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to give him the name John.


Treasury of Scripture

And the angel said to her, Fear not, Mary: for you have found favor with God.

Luke 1:13
But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

Luke 12:32
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Isaiah 41:10,14
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness…









(30) Thou hast found favour with God.--The noun is the same as that elsewhere translated "grace," but the latter word, though fit enough in itself, has become so associated with the technicalities of theology that it is better, in this place, to retain "favour."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
So
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

angel
ἄγγελος (angelos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 32: From aggello; a messenger; especially an 'angel'; by implication, a pastor.

told
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

her,
αὐτῇ (autē)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

“{Do} not
Μὴ (Mē)
Adverb
Strong's 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

be afraid,
φοβοῦ (phobou)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 5399: From phobos; to frighten, i.e. to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e. Revere.

Mary,
Μαριάμ (Mariam)
Noun - Vocative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3137: Or Mariam of Hebrew origin; Maria or Mariam, the name of six Christian females.

for
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

you have found
εὗρες (heures)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2147: A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find.

favor
χάριν (charin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5485: From chairo; graciousness, of manner or act.

with
παρὰ (para)
Preposition
Strong's 3844: Gen: from; dat: beside, in the presence of; acc: alongside of.

God.
Θεῷ (Theō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.


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