New Living Translation
And many women who had come from Galilee with Jesus to care for him were watching from a distance.
King James Bible
And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him:
Darby Bible Translation
And there were there many women beholding from afar off, who had followed Jesus from Galilee ministering to him,
World English Bible
Many women were there watching from afar, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, serving him.
Young's Literal Translation
And there were there many women beholding from afar, who did follow Jesus from Galilee, ministering to him,
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"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
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Some women were there, watching from a distance, including Mary Magdalene, Mary (the mother of James the younger and of Joseph), and Salome.
They had been followers of Jesus and had cared for him while he was in Galilee. Many other women who had come with him to Jerusalem were also there.
along with some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases. Among them were Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons;
Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's business manager; Susanna; and many others who were contributing from their own resources to support Jesus and his disciples.
But Jesus' friends, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance watching.
Standing near the cross were Jesus' mother, and his mother's sister, Mary (the wife of Clopas), and Mary Magdalene.
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