Magdala

Magdala (Mag´duh-luh)

A thriving rural community (modern Tarichaeae) on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee between Capernaum to the north and Tiberias to the south. It appears to have been more romanized than Capernaum and to have contained a small synagogue. Mary “from Magdala” figures among Jesus’s women disciples (Luke 8:2) and was among the first witnesses to his resurrection (John 19:25; John 20:1; John 20:18; Matt 27:56; Matt 27:61; Matt 28:1; Mark 15:40; Mark 15:47; Mark 16:1; Luke 24:10).

Luke 8:2

2as well as some women who had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out,

John 19:25

25And 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 Mag ... View more

John 20:1

The Resurrection of Jesus
1Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed ... View more

John 20:18

18Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord”; and she told them that he had said these things to her.

Matt 27:56

56Among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

Matt 27:61

61Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there, sitting opposite the tomb.

Matt 28:1

The Resurrection of Jesus
1After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.

Mark 15:40

40There 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.

Mark 15:47

47Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses saw where the body was laid.

Mark 16:1

The Resurrection of Jesus
1When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint h ... View more

Luke 24:10

10Now it was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them who told this to the apostles.

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