John 11:1-6 NIV

The Death of Lazarus

1 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany,1 the village of Mary and her sister Martha.2

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2 This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.3

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3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, "Lord, the one you love4 is sick."

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      4 When he heard this, Jesus said, "This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God's glory5 so that God's Son may be glorified through it."

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      5 Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
      6 Yet when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days.