New International Version
His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."
King James Bible
His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.
Darby Bible Translation
His mother says to the servants, Whatever he may say to you, do.
World English Bible
His mother said to the servants, "Whatever he says to you, do it."
Young's Literal Translation
His mother saith to the ministrants, 'Whatever he may say to you -- do.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His mother saith, etc. - The virgin seems to have understood our Lord as hinted above. It was not yet time to grant them a supply, because the want had not as yet been generally felt. But, silently receiving the respectful caution, she saw that the miracle should be wrought when it best suited the purposes of the Divine wisdom.
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Chapel Royal, Whitehall. 1865. For the consumptive hospital. St John ii. 11. "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory." This word glory, whether in its Greek or its Roman shape, had a very definite meaning in the days of the Apostles. It meant the admiration of men. The Greek word, as every scholar knows, is derived from a root signifying to seem, and expresses that which a man seems, and appears to his fellow men. The Latin word glory is …
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When all Egypt began to feel the famine, the people cried to Pharaoh for food. Then Pharaoh told all the Egyptians, "Go to Joseph and do what he tells you."
While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him.
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