In the time of king Herod, there was a priest called Zechariah. His wife was called Elizabeth, a descendant from Aaron.
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Elizabeth and Zechariah were both righteous in the sight of God. They were childless because Elizabeth was not able to connive, and they were both very old.
Now you'll have to be silent until the day happens.
They were praying outside when and Angel of the lord appeared to them. The angel said " your wife Elizabeth is to bear a son, and you are to call him John. He will be filled with the Holy Spirit even before he is born."
Zechariah doubted about the angel because he said he was too old. The angel said "Don't worry. I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God."
The angel ordered for Zechariah to be silent until the day happens, because he doubted Gabriel.
When the service time ended, his wife Elizabeth was pregnant and for 5 months remained seclusion.