Matthew 12:48

“But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But he answered, and said vnto him that told him, Who is my mother? And who are my brethren?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Jesus answered the one who was telling Him and said, "Who is My mother and who are My brothers?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he in answer said to him who gave the news, Who is my mother and who are my brothers?
- Basic English Bible

But he answering said to him that spoke to him, Who is my mother, and who are my brethren?
- Darby Bible

But he answered and said to him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?
- Webster's Bible

Who is my mother? He said to the man; "and who are my brothers?"
- Weymouth Bible

But he answered him who spoke to him, "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?"
- World English Bible

He answeride to the man, that spak to hym, and seide, Who is my modir? and who ben my britheren?
- Wycliffe Bible

And he answering said to him who spake to him, `Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:48


12:48 And he answering, said - Our Lord's knowing why they came, sufficiently justifies his seeming disregard of them.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:48


Mt 12:48 Who is my mother? and who are my brethren? An allusion to his Divine character, which lifted him above the ordinary ties of the flesh.

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