Did Jesus have brothers and sisters?

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Jesus Teaching in the Garden by Michael Malm

By the break of day the pangs of childbirth were well in evidence, and at noon, August 21, 7 B.C., with the help and kind ministrations of women fellow travelers, Mary was delivered of a male child. Jesus of Nazareth was born into the world, was wrapped in the clothes which Mary had brought along for such a possible contingency, and laid in a near-by manger. ~ The Urantia Book, 122:8:1 (1351.5)

The next important event in the life of this Nazareth family was the birth of the second child, James, in the early morning hours of April 2, 3 B.C. ~ The Urantia Book, 123:1:5 (1357.2)

In this year, 2 B.C., a little more than one month before his fifth birthday anniversary, Jesus was made very happy by the coming of his sister Miriam, who was born on the night of July 11. ~ The Urantia Book, 123:2.3 (1357.7)

The fourth member of the Nazareth family, Joseph, was born Wednesday morning, March 16, A.D. 1. ~ The Urantia Book, 123:4:9 (1362.1)

His third brother, Simon, was born on Friday evening, April 14, of this year, A.D. 2. ~ The Urantia Book, 123:6:7 (1365.2)

Jesus’ second sister, Martha, was born Thursday night, September 13. ~ The Urantia Book, 124:1:7 (1367.3)

On Wednesday evening, June 24, A.D. 5, Jude was born. ~ The Urantia Book, 124:3:4 (1370.2)

On Sunday night, January 9, A.D. 7, his baby brother, Amos, was born. ~ The Urantia Book, 124:5:2 (1373.2)

On Wednesday evening, April 17, A.D. 9, Ruth, the baby of the family, was born. ~ The Urantia Book, 126:3:2 (1389.5)

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