Magnificat (Mag-nif´uh-kat; from Lat., “magnify”)

The traditional name for a psalm incorporated into the birth narrative in Luke’s Gospel (Luke 1-2). Spoken by Mary, the psalm as found in (Luke 1:46-55) extols God as Savior and emphasizes God’s care for the lowly, poor, and powerless.

Luke 1-2

Dedication to Theophilus
1Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us,2just as they were handed on ... View more

Luke 1:46-55

Mary's Song of Praise
46And Mary said,
“My soul magnifies the Lord,47and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,48for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of ... View more

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