Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
“No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear results.
Then His mother and His brothers *arrived, and standing outside they sent word to Him and called Him.
And He said,
“ To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.
Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not
His mother called Mary, and His brothers, James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?
Is not this
the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? Are not His sisters here with us?” And they took offense at Him.
After this He went down to
Capernaum, He and His mother and His brothers and His disciples; and they stayed there a few days.
brothers said to Him, “Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing.
These all with one mind
were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
1 Corinthians 9:5
Do we not have a right to take along a believing wife, even as the rest of the apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?
But I did not see any other of the apostles except
James, the Lord’s brother.