But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,
though you are small among the clans of Judah,
out of you will come for me one who will be ruler
over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from
“if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if
is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it
diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.
19 But Mary treasured up all these things and
pondered them in her heart.