There are many people more qualified than me to quote the chapter and verse here but….
So the soldiers did these things, 25 but standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.
In my own research I completely agree with the four women. But to me they are different relationships.
His mother, his sister, his spouse, his daughter.
Fast forward a few years and FOUR women set sail from the Holy Land, across the Med Sea and land in France. Look up the legend of Sarah Kali…the Egyptian or Gypsy?
A few centuries pass and we get to Scotland and the Four Marys. Mary Seton, Mary Fleming, Mary Beaton and Mary Livingston.
P.S. My little brother made me laugh when he was here. We were talking about where we’d travelled in the past 5 years and he said…..Every time Leigh (his wife) and I visit somewhere in the UK we are told the same thing….MARY QUEEN of SCOTS STAYED/LIVED HERE.
The best yt vid on the 4 Marys?