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Mary

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Matthew 1:16

Jacob was the father of Joseph, who was the husband of Mary. Mary was the mother of Jesus, who is called Christ (the Anointed).

Luke 2:35

A sword will pierce through your mind that the thoughts of many hearts will be disclosed.

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Choice » Wise choice, examples of » Mary

Luke 10:42

However one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the proper way and it shall not be taken away from her.

Conception » Miraculous » Mary

Matthew 1:20

Joseph had this in mind when God's angel appeared to him in a dream. The angel said to him: Joseph, descendant of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. She is pregnant by Holy Spirit.

Matthew 1:18

The birth (genesis: origin) (beginning) of Jesus Christ was as follows: His mother Mary had been promised to Joseph in marriage. But before they were married, Mary realized that she was pregnant by Holy Spirit.

Luke 1:31-35

You will conceive in your womb and give birth to a son. You will call his name Jesus. He will be great. He will be called the Son of the Most High. Jehovah God will give him the throne of his father David. (Isaiah 11:1-10) He will reign over the house of Jacob forever. His kingdom will not end. read more.
Mary asked the angel: How is this to be for I have had no intercourse with a man? The angel replied: Holy Spirit would come to you and the power of the Most High will envelope you. Because of this the newborn will be called the Son of God.

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Gabriel » Appeared to » Mary

Luke 1:26-29

The next month God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth in Galilee to a virgin named Mary. Mary was engaged to Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her and said: Greetings highly favored one. God is with you. read more.
She was greatly troubled by this and wondered about the meaning of this salutation.

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Luke 10:39

Her sister Mary sat at the Lord's feet and heard his word.

Matthew 26:6-13

Jesus was in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper. A woman came to him having an alabaster vase containing very precious ointment. She poured it upon his head while he was eating. The disciples saw it and were indignant. To what purpose is this waste? read more.
This ointment could have been sold for much and the money given to the poor. Jesus was aware of this and said: Why do you trouble the woman? Her expression to me was good. The poor are always with you, but I am not always with you. She poured this ointment on my body to prepare me for burial. I tell you, Everywhere this good news is preached in the entire world, this good deed done by this woman will be spoken of in memory of her.

John 12:3-8

Mary took a pound of very precious ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus. She wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the odor of the ointment. Judas Iscariot, the disciple who would betray him said: Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred danarii, and given to the poor? read more.
He did not say this because he cared for the poor. He was a thief. He had the moneybox and took away what was put in it. Jesus therefore replied: Let her alone that she may preserve it for the day of my burial. You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me.

Mary » Characteristics of » Magdalene

Mark 15:47

Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Joses, saw where he was laid.

Matthew 28:1

Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.

Luke 8:2

Traveling with him were the women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities. This included Mary Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out.

Matthew 27:56

Included among the women were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

More verses: John 20:18

Mary » Showed her gratitude » Of bethany

John 12:3

Mary took a pound of very precious ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus. She wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the odor of the ointment.

Luke 10:39

Her sister Mary sat at the Lord's feet and heard his word.

John 11:32

When Mary saw Jesus she fell down at his feet. She said: Lord; if you had been here my brother would not have died.

John 11:1

A man named Lazarus was sick. He lived at Bethany where his sisters Mary and Martha lived.

John 11:20

Martha went out to meet Jesus and Mary sat in the house.

Mary » Three times at Christ's feet » Mother of james

Luke 24:10

They were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them. They told these things to the apostles.

Mark 15:40

The women watching from afar included: Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome,

Mark 15:47-1

Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Joses, saw where he was laid. After Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices so they could anoint him.

Mary » Sister of lazarus » Anoints jesus

John 12:3

Mary took a pound of very precious ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus. She wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the odor of the ointment.

John 11:2

This is the same Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair. It was her brother Lazarus who was sick.

Mark 14:3-9

He was in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper. While he was dining a woman with an alabaster vase filled with costly perfume, of pure nard (spikenard), brake it open and poured it over his head. Some were very indignant over this. They asked, What was the purpose of this waste of ointment? This ointment might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii. And the money could have been given to the poor. They scolded her. read more.
Jesus said: Let her alone. Why do you trouble her? She did a good thing to me. You always have the poor with you and you can do them good. You do not always have me. She did what she could! She anointed my body beforehand for burying. Truly I tell you everywhere the good news is preached through out the whole world, that which this woman has done will be spoken of for a memorial of her.

Matthew 26:7-13

A woman came to him having an alabaster vase containing very precious ointment. She poured it upon his head while he was eating. The disciples saw it and were indignant. To what purpose is this waste? This ointment could have been sold for much and the money given to the poor. read more.
Jesus was aware of this and said: Why do you trouble the woman? Her expression to me was good. The poor are always with you, but I am not always with you. She poured this ointment on my body to prepare me for burial. I tell you, Everywhere this good news is preached in the entire world, this good deed done by this woman will be spoken of in memory of her.

Mary » Magdalene » Present at the crucifixion

John 20:1

Mary Magdalene arrived at the tomb early on the first day of the week while it was still dark. She saw the stone was taken away from the tomb.

Matthew 27:56

Included among the women were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

Mark 15:40

The women watching from afar included: Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome,

John 20:11-13

Mary stood outside the tomb weeping. She stooped and looked into the tomb. She saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. Woman why do you weep, they asked? She told them: They have taken my Lord and I do not know where they laid him.

Mary » Magdalene » Recognizes jesus after the resurrection

Matthew 28:8-10

They departed quickly from the tomb, with fear and great joy. They ran to bring his disciples the news. Jesus met them and greeted them. They approached and took hold of his feet and kissed them in adoration. Then Jesus told them: Do not fear. Go tell my brothers to travel to Galilee. I will see them there.

John 20:14-18

She turned and look there was Jesus standing nearby. She did not know it was Jesus. Jesus said to her: Woman, why do you weep? Who are you looking for? She thought he was the gardener. She said: Sir, if you have carried him somewhere else tell me where you laid him and I will take him away. Jesus said: Mary. She turned and said to him in Hebrew: Rabboni, which is to say, Teacher. read more.
Jesus said: Do not touch me for I am not yet ascended to the Father. Go to my brothers, and say to them, I ascend to my Father and you're Father, and my God and your God. (Revelation 3:12) Mary Magdalene went to tell the disciples: I have seen the Lord! He said these things to me.

Mary » Sister of mary the mother of jesus, and wife of cleophas » Mother of james and joses

John 19:25

His mother stood by the stake of Jesus, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Matthew 27:56

Included among the women were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

Mark 15:40

The women watching from afar included: Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome,

Mary » The mother of jesus » Seeks jesus when he is teaching in a house

Mark 3:31

His mother and his brother were standing nearby. They sent for him.

Luke 8:19

His mother and brother tried to come to him but could not because of the crowd.

Matthew 12:46-47

While Jesus was yet speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers stood nearby. They wanted to speak to him. Someone told Jesus: Look, your mother and your brothers stand nearby seeking to speak to you.

Mary » Three times at Christ's feet » Mother of mark

Colossians 4:10

Aristarchus my fellow-prisoner greets you, and Mark, the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions; if he comes to you, receive him),

Acts 12:12

After he thought about what happened he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, surnamed Mark. Many were gathered there to pray.

Mary » Showed her gratitude » By her presence at the sepulchre

Matthew 28:1

Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.

Matthew 27:61

Mary Magdalene was near the tomb. The other Mary was also there.

Mary » The mother of jesus

Luke 1:26-38

The next month God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth in Galilee to a virgin named Mary. Mary was engaged to Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her and said: Greetings highly favored one. God is with you. read more.
She was greatly troubled by this and wondered about the meaning of this salutation. The angel said to Mary: Do not fear for you have found favor with God. You will conceive in your womb and give birth to a son. You will call his name Jesus. He will be great. He will be called the Son of the Most High. Jehovah God will give him the throne of his father David. (Isaiah 11:1-10) He will reign over the house of Jacob forever. His kingdom will not end. Mary asked the angel: How is this to be for I have had no intercourse with a man? The angel replied: Holy Spirit would come to you and the power of the Most High will envelope you. Because of this the newborn will be called the Son of God. Your relative Elisabeth has also conceived a son even in her old age. This so-called barren woman is in her sixth month. When God speaks, these things are possible. Mary said: Look, Jehovah's servant. Let it happen to me as you spoke. The angel departed from her. (1 Samuel 1:11)

Matthew 1:16

Jacob was the father of Joseph, who was the husband of Mary. Mary was the mother of Jesus, who is called Christ (the Anointed).

Luke 2:5-19

He registered himself with Mary, who was engaged to him. She was about to become a mother. While they were there the time came for Mary to give birth. She gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger. That was because there was no room for them in the inn. read more.
Shepherds in the same country were in the field keeping watch by night over their flock. God's angel stood by them and His glory gave illumination around them and they were very afraid. The angel spoke to them: Do not be afraid. Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy to all the people. Christ (Messiah) the Lord, a Savior, is born this day in the city of David. This is the sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger. Suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly hosts praising God, and saying: Glory to God in the highest. Peace on earth among men with whom he is pleased. The angels went away from them into heaven. Then the shepherds said to one another, Let us go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which God told us about. They hurried to see the baby. They found Mary and Joseph. And they saw the baby lying in the manger. As soon as they saw it they told what they had heard about the child. All that heard it wondered at the things that were spoken to them by the shepherds. Mary remembered all these sayings, pondering them in her heart.

Mary » Sister of mary the mother of jesus, and wife of cleophas » At the gravesite of jesus

Mark 15:47

Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Joses, saw where he was laid.

Matthew 27:61

Mary Magdalene was near the tomb. The other Mary was also there.

Mary » Mother of mark and sister of barnabas

Colossians 4:10

Aristarchus my fellow-prisoner greets you, and Mark, the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions; if he comes to you, receive him),

Acts 12:12

After he thought about what happened he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, surnamed Mark. Many were gathered there to pray.

Mary » The mother of jesus » Prophecies concerning

Luke 2:35

A sword will pierce through your mind that the thoughts of many hearts will be disclosed.

Mary » Magdalene » Possessed of devils, delivered by jesus

Luke 8:2-3

Traveling with him were the women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities. This included Mary Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out. Also healed was Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna. There were many others, who supported them out of their private substance.

Mary » Sister of mary the mother of jesus, and wife of cleophas » Assists in preparing the corpse of jesus for burial

Mark 16:1

After Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices so they could anoint him.

Matthew 28:1

Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.

Mary » Showed her gratitude » Given a wonderful revelation

John 20:11-18

Mary stood outside the tomb weeping. She stooped and looked into the tomb. She saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. Woman why do you weep, they asked? She told them: They have taken my Lord and I do not know where they laid him. read more.
She turned and look there was Jesus standing nearby. She did not know it was Jesus. Jesus said to her: Woman, why do you weep? Who are you looking for? She thought he was the gardener. She said: Sir, if you have carried him somewhere else tell me where you laid him and I will take him away. Jesus said: Mary. She turned and said to him in Hebrew: Rabboni, which is to say, Teacher. Jesus said: Do not touch me for I am not yet ascended to the Father. Go to my brothers, and say to them, I ascend to my Father and you're Father, and my God and your God. (Revelation 3:12) Mary Magdalene went to tell the disciples: I have seen the Lord! He said these things to me.

Mary » Showed her gratitude » By ministering to Christ

Mark 15:40-41

The women watching from afar included: Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome, who, when he was in Galilee, followed him and served him. Many other women came up with him to Jerusalem.

Mary » The mother of jesus » Present at the cross

John 19:25-27

His mother stood by the stake of Jesus, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved. He said to his mother, Woman, look, your son! Then he said to the disciple, Look, your mother! That hour forward the disciple took her to his home.

Mary » Characteristics of » Faith and piety

Luke 1:46-55

Mary said: My life magnifies Jehovah my God. (1 Samuel 2:1) My heart and mind rejoice in God my Savior. He has looked on the low position of his servant. All generations from now on will call me blessed. read more.
He that is mighty has done great things to me. Holy is his name. His mercy is to all generations for all who respect him. He shows strength with his arm. He scatters the proud in the thoughts of their heart. He removes rulers from their thrones and exalts the humble. He fills the hungry with good things and sends the rich away empty handed. He has helped Israel his servant that he might remember mercy. He spoke to our fathers. To Abraham and his seed forever.

Mary » Three times at Christ's feet » A roman disciple

Romans 16:6

Greet Mary for she labored much to help us.

Mary » Sister of lazarus » Sits at jesus' feet for instruction

Luke 10:38-42

Along the way he entered a village. A woman named Martha received him into her house. Her sister Mary sat at the Lord's feet and heard his word. Martha was worried about the housework. She approached Jesus and said: Lord do you not care that my sister does not help me? Tell her to help me. read more.
The Lord answered: Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things. However one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the proper way and it shall not be taken away from her.

Mary » The women immortalized by Christ characteristics of » Quiet resignation

John 11:20

Martha went out to meet Jesus and Mary sat in the house.

Mary » The women immortalized by Christ characteristics of » Spiritual receptivity

Luke 10:39

Her sister Mary sat at the Lord's feet and heard his word.

Mary » The women immortalized by Christ characteristics of » Spiritual insight

Luke 10:42

However one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the proper way and it shall not be taken away from her.

Mary » Three times at Christ's feet » For comfort

John 11:32

When Mary saw Jesus she fell down at his feet. She said: Lord; if you had been here my brother would not have died.

Mary » Three times at Christ's feet » For instruction

Luke 10:39

Her sister Mary sat at the Lord's feet and heard his word.

Mary » Showed her gratitude » By her presence at the cross

John 19:25

His mother stood by the stake of Jesus, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Mary » The mother of jesus » Chlidhood » Jesus

Luke 2:48-51

When they saw him they were astonished. His mother said to him: Son, why did you treat us this way? Your father and I have searched for you and we have been worried. He said: Why did you look for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father's house? They did not understand what he said to them. read more.
He went with them to Nazareth. He remained subject to them. His mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

Mary » The mother of jesus » Is present with jesus at a marriage feast in cana of galilee

John 2:1-10

There was a marriage in Cana of Galilee on the third day. The mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the marriage feast. They ran out of wine. So the mother of Jesus said to him: They have no wine. read more.
Jesus said to her: Woman what have I to do with you? My hour has not arrived. His mother told the servants to do whatever he says. Six stone water jars were placed there to honor purification rules of the Jews. Each contained more than twenty gallons. Jesus said to them: Fill the jars with water. They filled them to the brim. Draw some out, he said, and take it to the master of the feast. So they drew some out. The master of the feast did not know about the water turned into wine. He tasted it and called the bridegroom. He said to him: Every man sets out the good wine first. When the men have drunk freely the lower quality wine is served. You have kept the good wine until now.

Mary » The mother of jesus » Visits her cousin, elisabeth

Luke 1:39-56

Mary traveled with haste to the city of Judah in the hill country. She entered the home of Zechariah and greeted Elisabeth. When Elisabeth heard the greeting from Mary, the babe leaped in her womb. Elisabeth was filled with Holy Spirit. read more.
She shouted loudly: Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! How is it that the mother of my Lord should come to me? When I heard your greeting the baby leaped in my womb for joy. Blessed is she that believes. That which God spoke will be fulfilled. Mary said: My life magnifies Jehovah my God. (1 Samuel 2:1) My heart and mind rejoice in God my Savior. He has looked on the low position of his servant. All generations from now on will call me blessed. He that is mighty has done great things to me. Holy is his name. His mercy is to all generations for all who respect him. He shows strength with his arm. He scatters the proud in the thoughts of their heart. He removes rulers from their thrones and exalts the humble. He fills the hungry with good things and sends the rich away empty handed. He has helped Israel his servant that he might remember mercy. He spoke to our fathers. To Abraham and his seed forever. Mary stayed with Elisabeth about three months, and returned to her house.

Mary » Characteristics of » Maternal confidence

John 2:3-5

They ran out of wine. So the mother of Jesus said to him: They have no wine. Jesus said to her: Woman what have I to do with you? My hour has not arrived. His mother told the servants to do whatever he says.

Mary » Characteristics of » Maternal love

John 19:25

His mother stood by the stake of Jesus, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Mary » Sister of lazarus » Beloved of jesus

John 11:1

A man named Lazarus was sick. He lived at Bethany where his sisters Mary and Martha lived.

Mary » Three times at Christ's feet » For service

John 12:3

Mary took a pound of very precious ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus. She wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the odor of the ointment.

Mary » Showed her gratitude » Was the first person to whom Christ appeared after his resurrection

Mary » The mother of jesus » Is committed to the care of john

John 19:27

Then he said to the disciple, Look, your mother! That hour forward the disciple took her to his home.

Mary » Characteristics of » Spiritual mindedness

Mary » Characteristics of » Submission

Luke 1:38

Mary said: Look, Jehovah's servant. Let it happen to me as you spoke. The angel departed from her. (1 Samuel 1:11)

Mary » Sister of mary the mother of jesus, and wife of cleophas

John 19:25

His mother stood by the stake of Jesus, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Mary » Sister of mary the mother of jesus, and wife of cleophas » A witness of the resurrection

Luke 24:10

They were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them. They told these things to the apostles.

Mary » Life summarized » Recipient of a great salvation

Luke 8:2

Traveling with him were the women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities. This included Mary Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out.

Mary » The mother of jesus » Lives with the disciples in jerusalem

Mary » A Christian » Christian women

Romans 16:6

Greet Mary for she labored much to help us.

Mothers » Devout » Mary

Obedience » Instances of » Mary

Luke 1:38

Mary said: Look, Jehovah's servant. Let it happen to me as you spoke. The angel departed from her. (1 Samuel 1:11)

Parents » Parental affection exemplified by » Mary

Matthew 12:46

While Jesus was yet speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers stood nearby. They wanted to speak to him.

John 19:25

His mother stood by the stake of Jesus, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

John 2:5

His mother told the servants to do whatever he says.

Luke 2:48

When they saw him they were astonished. His mother said to him: Son, why did you treat us this way? Your father and I have searched for you and we have been worried.

Religion » Devout mothers » Mary

Rising » Instances of » Mary

Luke 24:1

It was early in the morning on the first day of the week. They went to the tomb with the spices that they had prepared.

The favor of God » Exemplified » Mary » Mother of jesus

Luke 1:28

Gabriel appeared to her and said: Greetings highly favored one. God is with you.

Luke 1:30

The angel said to Mary: Do not fear for you have found favor with God.

Wise » Choice, examples of » Mary

Luke 10:42

However one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the proper way and it shall not be taken away from her.

Women » As poets » Mary

Luke 1:46-55

Mary said: My life magnifies Jehovah my God. (1 Samuel 2:1) My heart and mind rejoice in God my Savior. He has looked on the low position of his servant. All generations from now on will call me blessed. read more.
He that is mighty has done great things to me. Holy is his name. His mercy is to all generations for all who respect him. He shows strength with his arm. He scatters the proud in the thoughts of their heart. He removes rulers from their thrones and exalts the humble. He fills the hungry with good things and sends the rich away empty handed. He has helped Israel his servant that he might remember mercy. He spoke to our fathers. To Abraham and his seed forever.

Women » Good » Mary

Luke 1:26-38

The next month God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth in Galilee to a virgin named Mary. Mary was engaged to Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her and said: Greetings highly favored one. God is with you. read more.
She was greatly troubled by this and wondered about the meaning of this salutation. The angel said to Mary: Do not fear for you have found favor with God. You will conceive in your womb and give birth to a son. You will call his name Jesus. He will be great. He will be called the Son of the Most High. Jehovah God will give him the throne of his father David. (Isaiah 11:1-10) He will reign over the house of Jacob forever. His kingdom will not end. Mary asked the angel: How is this to be for I have had no intercourse with a man? The angel replied: Holy Spirit would come to you and the power of the Most High will envelope you. Because of this the newborn will be called the Son of God. Your relative Elisabeth has also conceived a son even in her old age. This so-called barren woman is in her sixth month. When God speaks, these things are possible. Mary said: Look, Jehovah's servant. Let it happen to me as you spoke. The angel departed from her. (1 Samuel 1:11)

Romans 16:6

Greet Mary for she labored much to help us.