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I am publishing a title.  Should it be "Who Is My Family?"  or  "Who Are My Family?"  It is a sermon title taken from the text where Jesus, when asked a question by His mother and brothers, turned to the crowd and said, "Who is my mother and who are my brothers?" Thank you.

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Using "is" is asking what kind of people your family is.... using "are" is asking who they are; names, identification, etc.

The text on the question and answer is correct, however.

Asking who his mother is, and who are (plural) his brothers (plural).  

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