In Hebrew ‘Miriam’, the name of Moses' sister (Exod. 2: 4–8) and in the NT the name of seven women—the mother of Jesus (see below); the sister of Lazarus of Bethany (John 11: 1); Mary Magdalen (see below); the mother of James and Joses (Mark 15: 40); the wife of Cleopas (John 19: 25); the mother of John Mark of Jerusalem (Acts 12: 11–17); a woman greeted by Paul (Rom. 16: 6).