My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my
Because He has regarded the lowliness of His handmaid; for behold,
henceforth all generations shall call me blessed;
Because He who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is
His Name; And His mercy is from generation to generation on those who
He has shown might with His arm, He has scattered the proud in the
conceit of their hearts.
He has put down the mighty from their thrones, and has exalted the
lowly. He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He has
sent away empty.
He has given help to Israel, His servant, mindful of His mercy,
even as He spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and to his posterity for