Luke 1:34
Strong's Lexicon
How
Πῶς (Pōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4459: Adverb from the base of pou; an interrogative particle of manner; in what way?; also as exclamation, how much!

can this be,
ἔσται (estai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

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

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

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

angel,
ἄγγελον (angelon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 32: From aggello; a messenger; especially an 'angel'; by implication, a pastor.

“since
ἐπεὶ (epei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1893: Of time: when, after; of cause: since, because; otherwise: else. From epi and ei; thereupon, i.e. Since.

I am a virgin
γινώσκω (ginōskō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1097: A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' in a great variety of applications and with many implications.

ἄνδρα (andra)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Mary asked the angel, “ How can this be, since I have not been intimate with a man? ”

New American Standard Bible
Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, since I am a virgin?"

King James Bible
Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"How will this be," Mary asked the angel, "since I am a virgin?"

New Living Translation
Mary asked the angel, "But how can this happen? I am a virgin."

English Standard Version
And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?”

New American Standard Bible
Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, since I am a virgin?"

King James Bible
Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Mary asked the angel, "How can this be, since I have not been intimate with a man?"

International Standard Version
Mary asked the angel, "How can this happen, since I have not had relations with a man?"

NET Bible
Mary said to the angel, "How will this be, since I have not had sexual relations with a man?"

American Standard Version
And Mary said unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

English Revised Version
And Mary said unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Young's Literal Translation
And Mary said unto the messenger, 'How shall this be, seeing a husband I do not know?'






Cross References
Luke 1:33
And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

Luke 1:35
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 1:32
He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:

Luke 1:31
And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.

Luke 1:36
And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.

Luke 1:37
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
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