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Women at Crucifixion


(1a) Mark 15:40-41 = Matt 27:55-56 = Luke 23:49
(1b)(!) John 19:25b-27


(1a) Mark 15:40-41

/15:40/ There were also women looking on from a distance; among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome. /15:41/ These used to follow him and provided for him when he was in Galilee; and there were many other women who had come up with him to Jerusalem.

= Matt 27:55-56
/27:55/ Many women were also there, looking on from a distance; they had followed Jesus from Galilee and had provided for him. /27:56/ Among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

= Luke 23:49
/23:49/ But all his acquaintances, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.

(1b) John 19:25b-27

/19:25/ And that is what the soldiers did. Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. /19:26/ When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, "Woman, here is your son." /19:27/ Then he said to the disciple, "Here is your mother." And from that hour the disciple took her into his own home.




RCL: Palm Sunday, Good Friday
ECUSA & RC: Palm Sunday, Good Friday


John Dominic Crossan

Item: 274
Stratum: II (60-80 CE)
Attestation: Single
Historicity: -


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