New Living Translation
As Jesus was speaking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him.
King James Bible
While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him.
Darby Bible Translation
But while he was yet speaking to the crowds, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, seeking to speak to him.
World English Bible
While he was yet speaking to the multitudes, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, seeking to speak to him.
Young's Literal Translation
And while he was yet speaking to the multitudes, lo, his mother and brethren had stood without, seeking to speak to him,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:46 His brethren - His kinsmen: they were the sons of Mary, the wife of Cleopas, or Alpheus, his mother's sister; and came now seeking to take him, as one beside himself, Mark 3:21. Mark 3:31; Luke 8:19.
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1. The Lord Jesus hath admonished us, that we be good trees, and that so we may be able to bear good fruits. For He saith, "Either make the tree good, and his fruit good, or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt, for the tree is known by his fruit."  When He says, "Make the tree good, and his fruit good;" this of course is not an admonition, but a wholesome precept, to which obedience is necessary. But when He saith, "Make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt;" this is not a …
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This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Someone told Jesus, "Your mother and your brothers are outside, and they want to speak to you."
Then Jesus' mother and brothers came to see him. They stood outside and sent word for him to come out and talk with them.
Then they scoffed, "He's just a carpenter, the son of Mary and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas, and Simon. And his sisters live right here among us." They were deeply offended and refused to believe in him.
Why am I so honored, that the mother of my Lord should visit me?
Jesus' parents were amazed at what was being said about him.
Then Simeon blessed them, and he said to Mary, the baby's mother, "This child is destined to cause many in Israel to fall, but he will be a joy to many others. He has been sent as a sign from God, but many will oppose him.
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