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Mary (mother of John Mark)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mary, Mother of John Mark
Mary, Mother of John Mark (Μαρία, Maria). The mother of John Mark who owned a home where the church in Jerusalem met (Acts 12:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mary (Person)
MARY (PERSON) [Gk Maria (Μαρια); Mariam (Μαριαμ)]. The name of six or seven women mentioned in the NT. The name derives from Heb miryām.1. The mother of Jesus. See MARY, MOTHER OF JESUS.2. Mary Magdalene. One of the most prominent of the Galilean women to have followed Jesus. Although none of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mary
Mary. Popular feminine name among 1st-century Jews, borne by 6 (or 7) women in the NT.1. Mary, the mother of Jesus. According to the infancy narratives of Matthew and Luke, Mary was a young Jewish virgin, probably from the tribe of Levi (her cousin Elizabeth was a Levite, Lk 1:5, 36), who during her
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mary
4. Mary the mother of John Mark. Several facts about her can be gathered from Acts 12:12, the only place where she is mentioned in Scripture. (1) She was the mother of John Mark, who helped Paul and Barnabas and probably wrote the Gospel of Mark. (2) She was wealthy, for her home was large enough for
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mary
MARY Popular feminine name among first-century Jews, borne by six (or seven) women in the NT.1. Mary, the mother of Jesus. According to the infancy narratives of Matthew and Luke, Mary was a young Jewish virgin, probably from the tribe of Judah, who during her engagement to Joseph (of Davidic descent
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mary
Mary (mair´ee; GK. Maria or Mariam; Heb. marah, “bitter” or “grieved,” or miryam, “rebellion”), a name borne by seven women in the nt, unless two or more are identical.1 Mary, the mother of Jesus. See Mary, Virgin.2 Mary of Bethany, the sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38–39; John 11:1). She appears
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mary
MARY. This name is found in the NT as Maria or Mariam, Gr. forms of the Heb. name Miriam. In the LXX the name of the sister of Moses appears as Mariam (See Miriam.).1. Mary the mother of JesusBiblical references. The first reference to the mother of the Messiah is the protevangelium in Gen 3:15 indicating
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Mary
MARY. The name appears as Maria or Mariam in the NT. Both are Graecized forms of the Heb. name Miriam, which appears in lxx as Mariam (used of the sister of Moses), and may just possibly be derived from the Egyp. Maryē, ‘beloved’ (but see A. H. Gardiner, JAOS 56, 1936, pp. 194–197). In the NT the name
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mary
Mary (Gk. Marɩ́a, Mariám)1. Mary the mother of Jesus. Biographical information regarding Mary is limited. According to Luke, her home is the insignificant Galilean village of Nazareth (Luke 1:26), but Matthew places her in Nazareth only after the birth of Jesus (Matt. 2:1, 23). Both Matthew and Luke
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Mary
maryI. Mary, the mother of →Jesus, is mentioned by name only in the four Gospels and once in the Acts of the Apostles. The name, which occurs as Maria or Mariam in the Greek NT, and as Mariamme in Josephus, Ant. 3, 54, corresponds with the Heb name Miriam (cf. Exod 15:20; Num 26:59). Because of Mary’s
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Mary
MARY The name of several important women in the New Testament; the Greek form is Maria and its Hebrew equivalent is Miriam.1. Mary, Mother of Jesus.2. Mary Magdalene.3. Mary of Bethany, the sister of Martha and Lazarus of Bethany. In Luke 10:38–42, Mary sat at the feet of the Lord while Martha played
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