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Is there a reason why the word "visit", so powerful in the Authorised Version (e.g. Genesis 21.1, Exodus 3.16, Ruth 1.6, 1 Samuel 2.21, Luke 1.68, 7.16), is not used in the same way in the New Revised Standard Version? It is also used for the collect for Advent Sunday (1662), but not in Common Worship. Why is this?

It is true that the word translated "visit" in the Old Testament examples given above ...

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