New Living Translation
Someone told Jesus, "Your mother and your brothers are outside, and they want to speak to you."
King James Bible
Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren are standing without, seeking to speak to thee.
World English Bible
One said to him, "Behold, your mother and your brothers stand outside, seeking to speak to you."
Young's Literal Translation
and one said to him, 'Lo, thy mother and thy brethren do stand without, seeking to speak to thee.'
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LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xii. 33, "Either Make the Tree Good, and Its Fruit Good," Etc.
1. The Lord Jesus hath admonished us, that we be good trees, and that so we may be able to bear good fruits. For He saith, "Either make the tree good, and his fruit good, or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt, for the tree is known by his fruit."  When He says, "Make the tree good, and his fruit good;" this of course is not an admonition, but a wholesome precept, to which obedience is necessary. But when He saith, "Make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt;" this is not a …
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