Matthew 12:49
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New International Version
Pointing to his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers.

New Living Translation
Then he pointed to his disciples and said, "Look, these are my mother and brothers.

English Standard Version
And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers!

Berean Study Bible
Pointing to His disciples, He said, "Here are My mother and My brothers.

Berean Literal Bible
And having stretched out His hand to His disciples, He said, "Behold, My mother and My brothers.

New American Standard Bible
And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers!

King James Bible
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Here are My mother and My brothers!

International Standard Version
Then pointing with his hand at his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers,

NET Bible
And pointing toward his disciples he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he stretched his hands toward his disciples and said, “Behold my mother and behold my brothers!”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Pointing with his hand at his disciples, he said, "Look, here are my mother and my brothers.

New American Standard 1977
And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, “Behold, My mother and My brothers!

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brothers!

King James 2000 Bible
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brothers!

American King James Version
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brothers!

American Standard Version
And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And stretching forth his hand towards his disciples, he said: Behold my mother and my brethren.

Darby Bible Translation
And, stretching out his hand to his disciples, he said, Behold my mother and my brethren;

English Revised Version
And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren!

Webster's Bible Translation
And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!

Weymouth New Testament
And pointing to His disciples He added, "See here are my mother and my brothers.

World English Bible
He stretched out his hand towards his disciples, and said, "Behold, my mother and my brothers!

Young's Literal Translation
And having stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, he said, 'Lo, my mother and my brethren!
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:46-50 Christ's preaching was plain, easy, and familiar, and suited to his hearers. His mother and brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him, when they should have been standing within, desiring to hear him. Frequently, those who are nearest to the means of knowledge and grace are most negligent. We are apt to neglect that which we think we may have any day, forgetting that to-morrow is not ours. We often meet with hinderances in our work from friends about us, and are taken off by care for the things of this life, from the concerns of our souls. Christ was so intent on his work, that no natural or other duty took him from it. Not that, under pretence of religion, we may be disrespectful to parents, or unkind to relations; but the lesser duty must stand by, while the greater is done. Let us cease from men, and cleave to Christ; let us look upon every Christian, in whatever condition of life, as the brother, sister, or mother of the Lord of glory; let us love, respect, and be kind to them, for his sake, and after his example.
Study Bible
Jesus' Mother and Brothers
48But Jesus replied, “Who is My mother, and who are My brothers?” 49Pointing to His disciples, He said, “Here are My mother and My brothers. 50For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother.”…
Cross References
Matthew 12:48
But Jesus replied, "Who is My mother, and who are My brothers?"

Matthew 12:50
For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:34
Looking at those seated in a circle around Him, He said, "Here are My mother and My brothers!
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