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Christians, would you know the Greek translation of the word "mother"

I notice Jesus seems to call his mother "woman" in many bible passages. Is that translation difference?

If I called my mother woman I would probably be knocked out cold first by my mother as soon as I wake up by my father.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:20 PM on Nov. 21, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • lol ur funny lol . my mom actually asked me n ma siblings to call her by her name instead of mom , or mother , or mama lol we thought it was pretty crazy and thought she was weird lol

    when we did call her by her name , was just to seeher reaction , and she didnt really made a good face lol
    none of us took her seriously and she actually forgot about it lol

    Answer by happymom1988 at 8:24 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • In the ancient world, "woman" was a title of respect sort of like calling a noblewoman "Lady Diana." By calling his Mother "Woman," Jesus was showing Mary great respect and dignity and not dissing her.

    Answer by eringobrough at 8:34 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • Erin beat me to it :) so ditto lol

    Answer by rhanford at 8:49 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • I call my mom Woman all the time to mess around!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:49 PM on Nov. 22, 2009

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