Born April 2, 3 B.C.; second child.  Jesus’ relations with.  Accompanied Mary upon Joseph’s accident.  Speech at Zealot incident.  First Passover with Jesus.  Jesus installed as head of family.  Compact with Jesus regarding family obligations, repair shop.  Marriage to Esta.  Jesus turned over house in Capernaum to.  Worked in Zebedee’s boat shop.  Heard voice at Jesus’ baptism.  Accompanied Mary to wedding at Cana.  Joined apostles during months of training.  Remained in Jerusalem after crucifixion.  Among 120 at Pentecost.  At Jesus’ appearances; call to service.  Titular head of Christian church in Jerusalem.  Supported by Peter.  Epistle of James portrays religious life of Jesus. 
Placated bellicose playmates by persuasion and nonresistance.  Very religious.  Well-balanced and even-tempered youth; good student, not overly spiritual.  Drifted into doubt.  Permitted pride to interfere.  Never wholly gave up faith in Jesus.  Estranged from Abner.  Feared for his safety.  Jesus’ failure to make James apostle caused gulf.  Suffered from failure to enjoy earlier association with Jesus.  Learned to practice conciliation.