entête

Noun mētēr (mother) in the New Testament

(Translation from NRSV for the New Testament with a few modifications for a more litteral meaning)


Legend:
Blue color: mētēr = mother of Jesus
Red color: mētēr = another mother
Green color: mētēr = mother in general

Matthew

1: 18Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother (mētēr) Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.
2: 11On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother (mētēr); and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
2: 13Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Get up, take the child and his mother (mētēr), and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him."
2: 14Then Joseph got up, took the child and his mother (mētēr) by night, and went to Egypt,
2: 20"Get up, take the child and his mother (mētēr), and go to the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child's life are dead."
2: 21Then Joseph got up, took the child and his mother (mētēr), and went to the land of Israel.
10: 35For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother (mētēr), and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
10: 37Whoever loves father or mother (mētēr) more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;
12: 46While he was still speaking to the crowds, his mother (mētēr) and his brothers were standing outside, wanting to speak to him.
12: 47Someone told him, "Look, your mother (mētēr) and your brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you."
12: 48But to the one who had told him this, Jesus replied, "Who is my mother (mētēr), and who are my brothers?"
12: 49And pointing to his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother (mētēr) and my brothers!
12: 50For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother (mētēr)."
13: 55Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother (mētēr) called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?
14: 8Prompted by her mother (mētēr), she said, "Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter."
14: 11The head was brought on a platter and given to the girl, who brought it to her mother (mētēr).
15: 4For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother (mētēr),' and, 'Whoever speaks evil of father or mother (mētēr) must surely die.'
15: 5But you say that whoever tells father or mother (mētēr), 'Whatever support you might have had from me is given to God,' then that person need not honor the father.
19: 5and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother (mētēr) and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh'?
19: 12For there are eunuchs who have been so from mother (mētēr)'s womb, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by others, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Let anyone accept this who can."
19: 19Honor your father and mother (mētēr); also, You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
19: 29And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother (mētēr) or children or fields, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold, and will inherit eternal life.
20: 20Then the mother (mētēr) of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, and kneeling before him, she asked a favor of him.
27: 56Among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother (mētēr) of James and Joseph, and the mother (mētēr) of the sons of Zebedee.

Mark

3: 31Then his mother (mētēr) and his brothers came; and standing outside, they sent to him and called him.
3: 32A crowd was sitting around him; and they said to him, "Your mother (mētēr) and your brothers and sisters are outside, asking for you."
3: 33And he replied, "Who are my mother (mētēr) and my brothers?"
3: 34And looking at those who sat around him, he said, "Here are my mother (mētēr) and my brothers!
3: 35Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother (mētēr)."
5: 40And they laughed at him. Then he put them all outside, and took the child's father and mother (mētēr) and those who were with him, and went in where the child was.
6: 24She went out and said to her mother (mētēr), "What should I ask for?" She replied, "The head of John the baptizer."
6: 28brought his head on a platter, and gave it to the girl. Then the girl gave it to her mother (mētēr).
7: 10For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother (mētēr)'; and, 'Whoever speaks evil of father or mother (mētēr) must surely die.'
7: 11But you say that if anyone tells father or mother (mētēr), 'Whatever support you might have had from me is Corban' (that is, an offering to God) -
7: 12then you no longer permit doing anything for a father or mother (mētēr),
10: 7'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother (mētēr) and be joined to his wife,
10: 19You know the commandments: 'You shall not murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness; You shall not defraud; Honor your father and mother (mētēr).'"
10: 29Jesus said, "Truly I tell you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother (mētēr) or father or children or fields, for my sake and for the sake of the good news,
10: 30who will not receive a hundredfold now in this age - houses, brothers and sisters, mothers (mētēr) and children, and fields, with persecutions - and in the age to come eternal life.
15: 40There were also women looking on from a distance; among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother (mētēr) of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome.

Luke

1: 15for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He must never drink wine or strong drink; and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit from the womb of his mother (mētēr).
1: 43And why has this happened to me, that the mother (mētēr) of my Lord comes to me?
1: 60But his mother (mētēr) said, "No; he is to be called John."
2: 33And the child's father and mother (mētēr) were amazed at what was being said about him.
2: 34Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother (mētēr) Mary, "This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be opposed
2: 48When his parents saw him they were astonished; and his mother (mētēr) said to him, "Child, why have you treated us like this? Look, your father and I have been searching for you in great anxiety."
2: 51Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them. His mother (mētēr) treasured all these things in her heart.
7: 12As he approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother (mētēr)'s only son, and she was a widow; and with her was a large crowd from the town.
7: 15The dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus gave him to his mother (mētēr).
8: 19Then his mother (mētēr) and his brothers came to him, but they could not reach him because of the crowd.
8: 20And he was told, "Your mother (mētēr) and your brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you."
8: 21But he said to them, "My mother (mētēr) and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it."
8: 51When he came to the house, he did not allow anyone to enter with him, except Peter, John, and James, and the child's father and mother (mētēr).
12: 53they will be divided: father against son and son against father, mother (mētēr) against daughter and daughter against mother (mētēr), mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."
14: 26"Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother (mētēr), wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple.
18: 20You know the commandments: 'You shall not commit adultery; You shall not murder; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness; Honor your father and mother (mētēr).'"

John

2: 1On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother (mētēr) of Jesus was there.
2: 3When the wine gave out, the mother (mētēr) of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine."
2: 5His mother (mētēr) said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."
2: 12After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother (mētēr), his brothers, and his disciples; and they remained there a few days.
3: 4Nicodemus said to him, "How can anyone be born after having grown old? Can one enter a second time into the mother (mētēr)'s womb and be born?"
6: 42They were saying, "Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother (mētēr) we know? How can he now say, 'I have come down from heaven'?"
19: 25And that is what the soldiers did. Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother (mētēr), and his mother (mētēr)'s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.
19: 26When Jesus saw his mother (mētēr) and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother (mētēr), "Woman, here is your son."
19: 27Then he said to the disciple, "Here is your mother (mētēr)." And from that hour the disciple took her into his own home.

Acts

1: 14All these were constantly devoting themselves to prayer, together with certain women, including Mary the mother (mētēr) of Jesus, as well as his brothers.
3: 2And a man lame from the womb of his mother (mētēr) was being carried in. People would lay him daily at the gate of the temple called the Beautiful Gate so that he could ask for alms from those entering the temple.
12: 12As soon as he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother (mētēr) of John whose other name was Mark, where many had gathered and were praying.
14: 8In Lystra there was a man sitting who could not use his feet and had never walked, for he had been crippled from the womb of his mother (mētēr).

Galatians

1: 15But when God, who had set me apart from the womb of my mother (mētēr) and called me through his grace, was pleased
4: 26But the other woman corresponds to the Jerusalem above; she is free, and she is our mother (mētēr).

Romans

16: 13Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord; and greet his mother (mētēr) and mine also.

Ephesians

5: 31"For this reason a man will leave his father and mother (mētēr) and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh."
6: 2"Honor your father and mother (mētēr)" - this is the first commandment with a promise:

1 Timothy

5: 2to older women as mothers (mētēr), to younger women as sisters - with absolute purity.

2 Timothy

1: 5I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that lived first in your grandmother Lois and your mother (mētēr) Eunice and now, I am sure, lives in you.

Revelation

17: 5and on her forehead was written a name, a mystery: "Babylon the great, mother (mētēr) of whores and of earth's abominations."