Mary's Song of Praise: The Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55)

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Magnificat refers to a hymn that Mary pronounces before the birth of Jesus Christ. The name "Magnificat" is based on the first word from the first verse in the Latin translation: "Magnificat anima mea Dominum (My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord)" (Luke 1:46).


Word Meaning
ὁ, ἡ, τό the
αὐτός, ή, ὁ he; self
καί and
ἐγώ I
γενεά, ᾶς, ἡ generation; kind
εἰς to; in (with A)
Μαριάμ Mary
ἐπί on (with G, D, A); on the account of (with D); against (with A)
ὅτι that
ἀπό from, away from (with G)
ποιέω make, do
ἔλεος, ους, τό mercy, compassion
εἶπον I said (aor. of λέγω)
μεγαλύνω make large/great
ψυχή, ῆς, ἡ life, person, soul