45 When they did not find Him, they returned to Jerusalem looking for Him.46 Then, after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.47 And all who heard Him were amazed at His understanding and His answers.48 When they saw Him, they were astonished; and His mother said to Him, “[a]Son, why have You treated us this way? Behold, Your father and I [b]have been anxiously looking for You.”49 And He said to them, “Why is it that you were looking for Me? Did you not know that I had to be in My Father’s [c]house?”50 But they did not understand the statement which He [d]had made to them.51 And He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and He continued in subjection to them; and His mother treasured all these[e]things in her heart.
52 And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and [f]stature, and in favor with God and men.
But standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.26 When Jesus then saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He *said to His mother, “Woman, behold, your son!”27 Then He *said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” From that hour the disciple took her into his own household.
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