John 11:38-48 NIV

Jesus Raises Lazarus From the Dead

38 Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. It was a cave with a stone laid across the entrance.

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39 “Take away the stone,” he said. “But, Lord,” said Martha, the sister of the dead man, “by this time there is a bad odor, for he has been there four days.”

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      40 Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?”

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          41 So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, “Father, I thank you that you have heard me.

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          42 I knew that you always hear me, but I said this for the benefit of the people standing here, that they may believe that you sent me.”

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          43 When he had said this, Jesus called in a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!”

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          44 The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with strips of linen, and a cloth around his face. Jesus said to them, “Take off the grave clothes and let him go.”

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          The Plot to Kill Jesus

          45 Therefore many of the Jews who had come to visit Mary, and had seen what Jesus did, believed in him.

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          46 But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done.
          47 Then the chief priests and the Pharisees called a meeting of the Sanhedrin. “What are we accomplishing?” they asked. “Here is this man performing many signs.

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              48 If we let him go on like this, everyone will believe in him, and then the Romans will come and take away both our temple and our nation.”