New International Version
Pointing to his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers.
King James Bible
And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
Darby Bible Translation
And, stretching out his hand to his disciples, he said, Behold my mother and my brethren;
World English Bible
He stretched out his hand towards his disciples, and said, "Behold, my mother and my brothers!
Young's Literal Translation
And having stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, he said, 'Lo, my mother and my brethren!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who is my mother? and who are my brethren? - The reason of this seeming disregard of his relatives was this: they came to seize upon him, for they thought he was distracted. See Mark 3:33.
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He replied to him, "Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?"
For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother."
Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!
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