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Mary of Bethany

figure described in the Gospels of John and Luke; sister of Lazarus and Martha, living in the village of Bethany near Jerusalem; traditionally identified with Mary Magdalene

Mary of Bethany is a person described in the Bible. She is the sister of Martha and Lazarus in the Gospels of the New Testament. She lived in the village of Bethany.

Saint Mary of Bethany
Johannes (Jan) Vermeer - Christ in the House of Martha and Mary - Google Art Project.jpg
Christ in the House of Martha and Mary, Johannes Vermeer, before 1654–1655, oil on canvas (National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh) – Mary is seated at the feet of Jesus
Righteous Mary the sister of Lazarus; Myrrhbearer
Venerated inOrthodox Church, Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, Lutheranism
FeastJune 4 (Orthodox), July 29 (Catholic/Lutheran/Anglican)
Attributeswoman holding a myrrh jar and a handkerchief

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