Was Mary and Elizabeth Cousins in the Bible?
Elizabeth is Mary’s cousin. She is now elderly and she and her husband, Zechariah, have never been able to have children. Now Elizabeth is pregnant as God has worked a miracle so they can conceive. Their child will grow up to be John the Baptist , the person whose role in life is to prepare people for Jesus.
According to tradition, the Royal Family of England is related to Jesus of Nazareth. In this chart, we see the lineage of Jesus and Queen Elizabeth II. Henry III is an ancestor of both Queen Elizabeth II and Anton, and Henry III’s line branches at Charlemagne.
How old was Mary when Jesus was born?
All About Mary
However, now we believe that Mary and Joseph were both in their teens when Jesus was born, around sixteen and eighteen respectively. This was the norm for Jewish newlyweds at that time.