Was The Mary (the mother of Jesus) blessed?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


Yes, according to the angel Gabriel.

Luke 1:26-28 View context

And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,

To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name [was] Mary.

And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, [thou that art] highly favoured, the Lord [is] with thee: blessed [art] thou among women.

No, according Jesus.

Luke 11:27-28 View context

And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed [is] the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.

But he said, Yea rather, blessed [are] they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

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