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
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...
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".
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.
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.
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.
Mary2 / ( ˈmɛərɪ) / noun New Testament Saint Mary or the Virgin Mary the mother of Jesus, believed to have conceived and borne him while still a virgin; she was married to Joseph (Matthew 1:18–25). Major feast days: Feb 2, Mar 25, May 31, Aug 15, Sept 8 the sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38–42; John 11:1–2)