Matthew 12:49

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren!
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he put out his hand to his disciples and said, See, my mother and my brothers!
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

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

And he helde forth his hoond in to hise disciplis, and seide, Lo! my modir and my bretheren;
- Wycliffe Bible

And having stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, he said, `Lo, my mother and my brethren!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:49


12:49-50 See the highest severity, and the highest goodness! Severity to his natural, goodness to his spiritual relations! In a manner disclaiming the former, who opposed the will of his heavenly Father, and owning the latter, who obeyed it.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:49


Mt 12:49 Behold my mother and my brethren! His real relatives are those bound to him by spiritual ties.

Discussion for Matthew 12:49

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