same as Miriam, rebellion

a Roman Christian who is greeted by St. Paul in his Epistle to the Romans, ch. (Romans 16:6) as having toiled hard for him. (a tear) of Cle’ophas. So in Authorized Version, but accurately “of Clopas,” i.e. the wife of Clopas (or Alphaeus). She is brought before us for the first time on the day […]

(Colossians 4:10) was sister to Barnabas. (Acts 4:36; 12:15) She was among the earliest disciples, and lived at Jerusalem. She gave up her house to be used as one of the chief places of meeting. The fact that Peter went to that house on his release from prison indicates that there was some special intimacy, […]

She and her sister Martha appear in (Luke 10:40) as receiving Christ in their house. Mary sat listening eagerly for every word that fell from the divine Teacher. She had chosen that good part, the “one thing needful.” The same character shows itself in the history of (John 11:1) … Her grief was deeper, but […]

-1. The mother of Jesus Mt 1:16; Lu 1:26-38; 2:5-19 .Visits her cousin, Elisabeth Lu 1:39-56 .Attends the feast at Jerusalem with her husband and her son, starts back on the return, misses Jesus, seeks and finds him in the temple area Lu 2:48-51 .Is present with Jesus at a marriage feast in Cana of […]

Hebrew Miriam. (1.) The wife of Joseph, the mother of Jesus, called the “Virgin Mary,” though never so designated in Scripture (Matt. 2:11; Acts 1:14). Little is known of her personal history. Her genealogy is given in Luke 3. She was of the tribe of Judah and the lineage of David (Ps. 132:11; Luke 1:32). […]