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  2. Mary | Biography, Bible References, Significance, & Miracles

    Summary. Mary, also called St. Mary or the Virgin Mary, (flourished beginning of the Christian era), the mother of Jesus, venerated in the Christian church since the apostolic age and a favourite subject in Western art, music, and literature. Mary is known from biblical references, which are, however, too sparse to construct a coherent biography. The development of the doctrine of Mary can be traced through titles that have been ascribed to her in the history of the Christian ...

  3. Mary, mother of Jesus - Wikipedia,_mother_of_Jesus

    Mary was a first-century Jewish woman of Nazareth, the wife of Joseph and the mother of Jesus. She is a central figure of Christianity, venerated under various titles such as virgin or queen, many of them mentioned in the Litany of Loreto.

  4. Mary Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

    Mary noun ˈmer-ē ˈma-rē, ˈmā-rē 1 : the mother of Jesus 2 : a sister of Lazarus and Martha and a friend of Jesus Word History Etymology Late Latin Maria, from Greek Mariam, Maria, from Hebrew Miryām Miriam First Known Use before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1 Time Traveler The first known use of Mary was before the 12th century

  5. Mary: Name Meaning, Origin, Popularity - Verywell Family

    Meaning of the Name Mary The name Mary was derived from the ancient Hebrew name Miriam. Miriam was the name of Moses’ sister in the Old Testament of the Bible. This name may have come from a root meaning “beloved,” or from a word meaning “bitter” or “rebellious,” a reference to the biblical Miriam’s life as a slave in Egypt.

  6. 6 Fascinating Facts about Mary, Mother of Jesus - Beliefnet

    Mary, the mother of Jesus, commonly referred to as Mary, Mother of God, Saint Mary, Virgin Mary and Blessed Virgin Mary, is one of the most admired figures in Scripture and considered by...

  7. Mary, Mother of Jesus - Humble Servant of God - Learn Religions

    Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, was a young girl, probably only about 12 or 13 years old when the angel Gabriel came to her. She had recently become engaged to a carpenter named Joseph. Mary was an ordinary Jewish girl, looking forward to marriage. Suddenly her life changed forever. Mary, Mother of Jesus

  8. Mary (name) - Wikipedia

    Mary / ˈmɛəˌri / is a feminine given name, the English form of the name Maria, which was in turn a Latin form of the Greek name Μαρία, María or Μαριάμ, Mariam, found in the Septuagint and New Testament. The latter reflects the original Hebrew pronunciation of the name מרים ( Masoretic pronunciation Miryam ), as attested by the Septuagint.

  9. What does Mary mean? M ary as a girls' name is pronounced MARE-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Mary is "star of the sea". Saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris". Other possible meanings are (Hebrew) "wished-for child; rebellion; sea of bitterness". Variant of Miriam. Biblical: the virgin mother of Christ.

  10. Mary I | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Mary I, also called Mary Tudor, byname Bloody Mary, (born February 18, 1516, Greenwich, near London, England—died November 17, 1558, London), the first queen to rule England (1553–58) in her own right. She was known as Bloody Mary for her persecution of Protestants in a vain attempt to restore Roman Catholicism in England.

  11. Mary is the mother of every domestic church, of every Christian family. She fully understands the naturally supernatural realities of family life because she lived them. Read More Our Mother I found that every one of the great influences in my Christian life from that communion of saints to which we are all joined was profoundly "Marian".