Matthew 12:46-50 NIV

Jesus' Mother and Brothers

12:46-50pp -- Mk 3:31-35; Lk 8:19-21

46 While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother1 and brothers2 stood outside, wanting to speak to him.
47 Someone told him, "Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you."a

References for Matthew 12:47

    • g 12:47 - Some manuscripts do not have verse 47.
      48 He replied to him, "Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?"
      49 Pointing to his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers.
      50 For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven3 is my brother and sister and mother."

      References for Matthew 12:50