John 2:1
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English Standard Version
On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

King James Bible
And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:

American Standard Version
And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:

Douay-Rheims Bible
AND the third day, there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee: and the mother of Jesus was there.

English Revised Version
And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:

Webster's Bible Translation
And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there.

Weymouth New Testament
Two days later there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there,

John 2:1 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

The third day

Reckoning from the last day mentioned (John 1:43).

A marriage (γάμος)

Or marriage festival, including a series of entertainments, and therefore often found in the plural. See on Matthew 22:2.

Cana of Galilee

To distinguish it from Cana in Coelo-Syria.

Mother of Jesus

Her name is never mentioned by John.

Was there

When Jesus arrived. Probably as an intimate friend of the family, assisting in the preparations.

John 2:1 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

4034

A.D.30 the third.

John 1:43 The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and finds Philip, and said to him, Follow me.

a marriage.

Genesis 1:27,28 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them...

Genesis 2:18-25 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him...

Psalm 128:1-4 Blessed is every one that fears the LORD; that walks in his ways...

Proverbs 18:22 Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.

Proverbs 19:14 House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Proverbs 31:10-12 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies...

Ephesians 5:30-33 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones...

1 Timothy 4:1-3 Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits...

Hebrews 13:4 Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Cana.

John 4:46 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman...

John 21:2 There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee...

Joshua 19:28 And Hebron, and Rehob, and Hammon, and Kanah, even to great Zidon;

Kanah.

Cross References
Matthew 12:46
While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him.

John 1:29
The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

John 1:35
The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples,

John 2:11
This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory. And his disciples believed in him.

John 4:46
So he came again to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. And at Capernaum there was an official whose son was ill.

John 21:2
Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together.

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