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Mary (biblical, Romans 16:6)

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In addition to Biblical Marys such as Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene, and Lazarus's sister Mary, a Mary (Hebrew מרים Miryām, Miryam "Bitter") is mentioned in Romans 16:6. She is said to have treated Paul the Apostle with special kindness, and to have "laboured much among" the early Christian community.

Although it has been conjectured that she is the same person as the mother of John Mark, this is generally considered to be unproven.

See also Mary, for other famous people named Mary, from the Bible and beyond.

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