While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, desiring to speak with him.
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Theophylact of Ochrid
Subject to a certain human foible, His mother wanted to show that she had authority over her child, for she did not yet comprehend His greatness. This is why, while He was still speaking, she wished to summon Him to herself, seeking to draw attention to her son’s obedience to her. What does Christ do? He knew her intentions; hear what He says: