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  Mary (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Mary was the name of six women of the Bible, including the mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, the sister of Lazarus, the wife of Cleopas, the mother of John Mark, and a Christian in Rome.
Mary the wife of Cleopas is mentioned (John 19:25) as standing at the cross in company with Mary of Magdala and Mary the mother of Jesus.
Mary Magdalene, i.e., Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias.
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 Mary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary is a popular name worldwide originally derived from the ancient Egyptian word Mery meaning 'beloved', and is the most popular name for a female in the United States.
Mary is Miriam in the Hebrew and Arabic languages.
Mary is slang in some gay communities for a male homosexual.
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 Mary, the wife of Cleopas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary is the wife of Cleopas and was one of various Marys named in the Bible.
It was believed among the early Christians, and is sometimes held today in the Catholic and Orthodox religions, that she was a cousin of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Her children are Jesus's relatives that according to the New Testament are called his "brothers" and "sisters." This belief been surrounded with much speculation and doubt in the 20th century.
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 Mary [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mary MagdaleneMary Magdalene, which probably means "Mary of Magdala," a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha.
Mary of Gueldres (1433-1463), queen consort of Scotland, was the daughter of Arnold von Geldern, Duke of Gueldres (Burgundy, France), the wife of James II of Scotland and the mother of James III of Scotland Mary Tudor (1495-1533), queen consort of France, was the daughter of Henry VII of England, sister of Henry VIII...
Mary II of EnglandMary II (30 April 1662–28 December 1694) was Queen of England and Ireland from 13 February 1689 until her death, and Queen of Scotland from 11 April 1689 until her death.
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 Sunday of the Myrrh Bearing Women
Mary, the wife of Alphaeus, was the mother of James, one of the Twelve Apostles; the Virgin Mary was the step mother of James, the Lord’s brother (Matthew 13:55, Galatians 1:19).
Mary Magdalene and the Virgin Mary set out for the tomb when it was still dark and arrived at the first glimmer of daylight.
Mary, the wife of Cleopas, on the other hand, left for Spain with John’s brother James to help with his evangelism abroad and was buried in Compostela, Spain, with great honor.
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 mary - definition by dict.die.net
Mary n : the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics [syn: Mary, Virgin Mary, The Virgin, Madonna]
While she resided at Nazareth with her parents, before she became the wife of Joseph, the angel Gabriel announced to her that she was to be the mother of the promised Messiah (Luke 1:35).
There for thirty years Mary, the wife of Joseph the carpenter, resides, filling her own humble sphere, and pondering over the strange things that had happened to her.
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 Mary (Easton's Bible Dictionary) :: Bible Tools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
But as the inn was crowded, Mary had to retire to a place among the cattle, and there she brought forth her son, who was called Jesus (Matthew 1:21), because he was to save his people from their sins.
Again, in the earliest dawn of the first day of the week she, with Salome and Mary the mother of James (Matthew 28:1; Mark 16:2), came to the sepulchre, bringing with them sweet spices, that they might anoint the body of Jesus.
By comparing Matthew 27:56 and Mark 15:40, we find that this Mary and "Mary the mother of James the little" are on and the same person, and that she was the sister of our Lord's mother.
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 Gospel of Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mary, to whom this text is credited, then lifts the hearts of the disciples who have become despondent over Christ's departure.
Mary exposes the small mindedness and superficiality of Peter and Andrew who find it difficult to comprehend, let alone accept, the deeper spiritual understanding that Mary has acquired through her personal experience and closer relationship with Christ.
When Mary had said this, she fell silent, since it was to this point that the Saviour had spoken with her.
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 Easton's Bible Dictionary: Mary
She is contrasted with her sister Martha, who was "cumbered about many things" while Jesus was their guest, while Mary had chosen "the good part." Her character also appears in connection with the death of her brother (John 11:20, 31, 33).
On the occasion of our Lord's last visit to Bethany, Mary brought "a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus" as he reclined at table in the house of one Simon, who had been a leper (Matthew 26:6; Mark 14:3; John 12:2, 3).
(4.) Mary the wife of Cleopas is mentioned (John 19:25) as standing at the cross in company with Mary of Magdala and Mary the mother of Jesus.
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 Easton's Bible Dictionary
But as the inn was crowded, Mary had to retire to a place among the cattle, and there she brought forth her son, who was called Jesus (Mat 1:21), because he was to save his people from their sins.
It would appear from this act of Mary's, and from the circumstance that they possessed a family vault (Joh 11:38), and that a large number of Jews from Jerusalem came to condole with them on the death of Lazarus (Joh 11:19), that this family at Bethany belonged to the wealthier class of the people.
By comparing Mat 27:56 and Mar 15:40, we find that this Mary and "Mary the mother of James the little" are on and the same person, and that she was the sister of our Lord's mother.
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 Glossary
Mary the wife of Clopas may thus be recognized as the wife of Alphaeus, and it is possible to suppose that Alphaeus and Clopas are the same person.
Mary the wife of Clopas must then be identified as the sister of Jesus' mother.
This Mary is then identified with Mary the wife of Clopas mentioned in Jn 19:25.
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 Who Was Mary Magdalene - the Wife of Jesus?
Mary was healed of seven demons, and as a result became a devoted follower and supporter of Jesus, along with other women.
She was with the "other Mary" (the mother of Joses) at the tomb after they had just laid Him to rest.
Mary was healed of seven demons, and became a devoted follower of Jesus.
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 Women Who Knew JC
was the wife of Chuza, the steward in the house of Herod Agrippa.
Mary Magdalene remained at the scene of the crucifixion and waited until the body was taken down, wrapped in the linen cloth and placed in the garden sepulcher of Joseph of Arimathea.
When Mary was a maiden, living in Nazareth, she was engaged to a man by the name of Joseph, who also was in the line of king David through Solomon.
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 The Gospel of Phillip
Phillip goes on to state that Jesus was always accompanied by his mother, Mary, his sister, Mary, and his companion, Mary the Magdalene, where ever he went.
Mary is the virgin whom no power defiled.
As for the Wisdom who is called the barren she is the mother of the angels.And the companion of the Saviour is Mary Magdalene.
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 Ressurrection Puzzle
Mary may have heard the news too, but she was still thinking that the body was taken.
Mary could sense that someone else had joined her, and so she quickly turned around and tried to make out who this stranger might be.
Explanation by clarification: Mary may not have seen the angels, rather upon seeing the empty tomb she may have ran back, before the angels appeared, to tell Peter in John 20:2 that Jesus's body was taken.
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 Resurrection Harmony
Incompleteness in reporting the presence of characters: for example, in John 19:25, Mary Magdalene, Salome, and Mary the wife of Cleopas are reported as being at the foot of the cross.
With her have gone Cleopas and his wife Mary to see the disciples; among them were their son James the Younger and their nephew, James.
Mary Magdalene has reached Peter and John, and tearfully blurted out her worst fears; that the body of Jesus has been taken, presumably by the authorities.
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 OSSUARY POSES PROBLEMS FOR CATHOLIC TEACHING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Whether Mary remained a virgin and there were kids who were step brothers or the 'brothers' were are really cousins is immaterial to me. There is some flexibility in retational terminology in the Bible.
It is more than obvious that Mary and Joseph had a bunch of relatives, and it is obvious that their children, peers of Jesus, would be mentioned somewhere in the Gospels, therefore we have the brothers and sisters.
Mary is the one human being having the closest relationship with the Holy Trinity, chosen by God the Father to be the Mother of God the Son, overshadowed by God the Holy Spirit.
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 Roman Catholicism
Mary the mother of James and Joseph (Mt 27:56) is the same person as "the other Mary" of Matthew 28:1.
Mary wife of Cleopas is the same as Mary mother of James.
James the disciple of Christ is the son of Alphaeus, which is an alternate rendering of Cleopas, and, because James the brother of John was "James the Greater", James the son of Alphaeus (or Cleopas) was "James the Less", as mentioned in Mark 15:40.
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 John 19:25 But there were standing by the cross of Jesus
Now by the side of the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother's sister Mary, the wife of Cleopas, and Mary Magdalene.
And by the cross of Jesus stood his mother, and the sister of his mother, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.
Now standing close to the cross of Jesus were His mother and His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.
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 The disciple whom Jesus loved - TheologyWeb Campus
In this case, "Mary the wife of Cleopas" refers to Mary and "Mary the Magdalene" to "his mother's sister".
Mary the Magdalene is the "wife" of Cleopas and Mary's sister.
Mary the Magdalene, so-called wife of Klopas, took her to her house.
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 Why is Mary Considered Ever-Virgin?
This doctrine is not taught for the sake of upholding the sanctity of the Virgin Mary, but because of the uniqueness and holiness of her Son.
All accounts mention Mary Magdalene separately and Matthew mentions the mother of the sons of Zebedee (who could not also be married to Clopas).
James the less was the son of Cleopas, but as I have read up on this, it is possible that "Cleopas" is a variant helenized transliteration of the Aramaic name "Chalphi".
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 mary - Definition by HyperDictionary.com
[n] the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
Mary is maintained (and used) by Kvatro Telecom AS.
After three months Mary returned to Nazareth to her own home.
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 Biblical Research Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Jesus is called the firstborn of Mary (Luke 2:7), and we are told that Joseph knew Mary, that is to say, had sexual intercourse with her, after the birth of Jesus (Matt.
The purpose of Matthew’s remark was to emphasize that Mary was still a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus.
Finally, the fact that during His crucifixion Jesus entrusted His mother to John implies that Jesus’; “brothers” were not Mary’s children; otherwise, they should have provided for her.
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 Mothers Of The Bible
Tradition has it that Mary was the daughter of Joachim and Anne.
She was "a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance." After Nabal's death she became the wife of David (1 Sam.
REBEKAH a noose, the daughter of Bethuel, and the wife of Isaac (Gen. 22:23; 24:67).
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 The run has ended
"Salome was the mother of the Apostles James and John, the wife of Zebedee, and the daughter of Joseph the betrothed of the All-holy Theotokos.
Hence, John the Baptist, a cousin of Jesus (the son of Elizabeth, cousin of Mary) would be called "a brother (adelphos) of Jesus." In the plural, the word means a community based on identity of origin or life.
So let me reitterate: Mary the Mother of Jesus is the near kinswoman of Mary the wife of cleopas, who is the mother of James and Joses and Simon, et al.
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 Mary Magdalene, the Beloved Disciple? - TheologyWeb Campus
I'm particularly intrigued by the evidence from the gnostic texts of the Gospel of Phillip and the Gospel of Mary that identify MaryM as the beloved disciple.
Jesus divested Mary of her biological motherhood: "Behold your son, behold your mother".
Mary had brought him to the world and she had risked her life by accepting to conceive him out of wedlock.
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 Mary Magdalene: Voice of Adoration & Cleopas: Voice of Assurance The Voices of Easter March 29, 2002 Back to the Bible ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mark mentions Mary Magdalene; Mary, the mother of James the Less and Joses; and a woman by the name of Salome.
Cleopas was another person who experienced that joy.
We don't know who that other person was, although some people believe it was Cleopas' wife--probably because it says in the passage that they invited Jesus to abide with them.
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 An Easter Quiz
To Mary: "Woman, behold, your son"; to John, "Behold your mother!"
Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Jesus (Matt.
Mary Magdalene, Cleopas and a friend, the eleven disciples, Thomas (Mark 16:9, 14; Luke 24:17; John 20:26).
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 Team Project Sumer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
castaways - Joseph of Arimathea, Mary the wife of Cleopas, Martha, Lazarus, Eutropius,
Mary) on the island of Avalon but why is his tomb so important?
a cup or a bloodline, if you believe Joseph was Mary's uncle or son one thing remains.
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 WesternOrthodox.com - St. Joseph of Arimathea
HEN even was come on the Day of the Crucifixion of the Lord, this same Joseph cast aside his unworthy fears, and professed Jesus openly, in the he went boldly to Pilate and craved the Body of Jesus.
He also it was that brought the winding sheet, and with the help of the same Beloved Disciple John, and the Saints Mary Magdalene, Mary the wife of Cleopas, and Nicodemus, did anoint the most holy Body unto burial, and lay the Same in the sepulchre in the garden.
Whereby was fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah concerning Messias : He made his grave with the rich man.
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