Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; else the patch takes from it, the new from the old, and a worse rent is made.
And His mother and His brothers come; and, standing without, they sent to Him, calling Him.
And He said, "To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God; but to the rest in parables; 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? and are not His sisters here with us?" And they were finding occasion of stumbling in Him.
After this He went down to Capernaum, Himself, and His mother, and brothers, and His disciples; and there they abode not many days.
His brethren, therefore, said to Him, "Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that Thy disciples also may behold Thy works that Thou doest;
These all were continuing with one accord in prayer, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
1 Corinthians 9:5
Have we no right to lead about a sister as our wife, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?
But other of the apostles I saw not, except James, the brother of the Lord.