Mark 3:34

34 Looking about at those who were sitting around * Him, He said, "1Behold My mother and My brothers!

Mark 3:34 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 3:34

And he looked round about on them which sat about him
To find out his disciples among them, and point them out particularly, by stretching forth his hand towards them: and said,

behold my mother and my brethren:
not in a natural, but in a spiritual sense; his mother, because, in regeneration, he was formed in them; his brethren, because, by adoption, his God was their God, his Father their Father; (See Gill on Matthew 12:49).

Mark 3:34 In-Context

32 A crowd was sitting around Him, and they said to Him, "Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are outside looking for You."
33 Answering them, He said, "Who are My mother and My brothers?"
34 Looking about at those who were sitting around Him, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers!
35 "For whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother."

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