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The Carpenter


And he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him. (Mark:6:1)


And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands? (Mark:6:2)


Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him. (Mark:6:3)


Mary — (G3137) Of Hebrew origin [H4813]; Maria or Mariam (that is Mirjam) the name of six Christian females: — Mary.

H4813 — rebelliously; {Mirjam} the name of two Israelite’s: — Miriam.


In other words, “Isn’t the character Jesus a man, like any other man?


But Jesus, said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house. (Mark:6:4)


In other words, “Don’t expect your family and friends to believe you have been turned into an instrument of God even if you are suddenly able to make a blind man see!


And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them. (Mark:6:5)


And he marvelled because of their unbelief. And he went round about the villages, teaching. (Mark:6:6)


Matthew


And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works? (Matthew:13:54)


Is not this the carpenter’s son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? (Matthew:13:55)


And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things? (Matthew:13:56)


In the Gospel of Mark:


Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him. (Mark:6:3)


And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house. (Matthew:13:57)


The phrase, “And among his own kin,” was left out of the Gospel of Matthew, could be the author of the Gospel of Matthew or a scribe, didn’t want people to think that Jesus’ own “Family,” didn’t support him.


And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief. (Matthew:13:58)


In the Gospel of Matthew chapter thirteen verse fifty-eight, the author made it seem like the character Jesus, “Didn’t wantto do many mighty works there because of their unbelief.


Whereas the author of the Gospel of Mark made it clear, “He couldthere do no mighty work, because of their unbelief!”


Luke


The Gospel of Luke doesn’t have a carpenter or carpenter’s son story.

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