New International Version
On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus' mother was there,
King James Bible
And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:
Darby Bible Translation
And on the third day a marriage took place in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.
World English Bible
The third day, there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee. Jesus' mother was there.
Young's Literal Translation
And the third day a marriage happened in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Cana of Galilee - This was a small city in the tribe of Asher, Joshua 19:28, and by saying this was Cana of Galilee, the evangelist distinguishes it from another Cana, which was in the tribe of Ephraim, in the Samaritan country. See Joshua 16:8; Joshua 17:9.
Some suppose that the third day, mentioned here, refers to the third day of the marriage feast: such feasts lasting among the Jews seven days. See Judges 14:12, Judges 14:17, Judges 14:18, and Bishop Pearce.
The mother of Jesus was there - Some of the ancients have thought that this was the marriage of John the evangelist, who is supposed to have been a near relative of our Lord. See the sketch of his life prefixed to these notes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A.D.30 the third.
LibraryGrace and Glory
Chapel Royal, Whitehall. 1865. For the consumptive hospital. St John ii. 11. "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory." This word glory, whether in its Greek or its Roman shape, had a very definite meaning in the days of the Apostles. It meant the admiration of men. The Greek word, as every scholar knows, is derived from a root signifying to seem, and expresses that which a man seems, and appears to his fellow men. The Latin word glory is …
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While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him.
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
The next day John was there again with two of his disciples.
What Jesus did here in Cana of Galilee was the first of the signs through which he revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him.
Once more he visited Cana in Galilee, where he had turned the water into wine. And there was a certain royal official whose son lay sick at Capernaum.
Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together.
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