Category: The Four Gospels
Question: Was John the Baptist kin to Jesus?
John the Baptist was the son of Zechariah and Elizabeth (Luke 1:5-25). Jesus was Mary's son, conceived through the power of the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:26-38). Mary was Elizabeth's cousin (Luke 1:36). The relation between Jesus and John the Baptist was second cousins.
Based on Luke 1:5-25, 26-38 & 36
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