Did Jesus really have brothers and sisters? You decide.
“While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him.” ~ Matthew 12:46
“Isn’t this the carpenter’s son? Isn’t his mother’s name Mary, and aren’t his brothers James, Joseph, Simon and Judas?” ~ Matthew 13:55
“Aren’t all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all these things?” ~ Matthew 13:56
“Then Jesus’ mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him.” ~ Mark 3:31
“Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but they were not able to get near him because of the crowd.” ~ Luke 8:19
“They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.” ~ Acts 1:14
“I saw none of the other apostles—only James, the Lord’s brother.” ~ Galatians 1:19
Jesus Goes to the Feast of Tabernacles:
“1After this, Jesus went around in Galilee, purposely staying away from Judea because the Jews there were waiting to take his life. 2But when the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was near, 3Jesus’ brothers said to him, ‘You ought to leave here and go to Judea, so that your disciples may see the miracles you do. 4No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world.’ 5For even his own brothers did not believe in him.
“6Therefore Jesus told them, ‘The right time for me has not yet come; for you any time is right. 7The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify that what it does is evil. 8You go to the Feast. I am not yet going up to this Feast, because for me the right time has not yet come.’ 9Having said this, he stayed in Galilee.
“10However, after his brothers had left for the Feast, he went also, not publicly, but in secret.” ~ John 7:1-10
All scriptures are from the New International Version of the Bible.