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John 11

NIRV 1 A man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village where Mary and her sister Martha lived. NIV 1 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. NIRV 2 Mary would later pour perfume on the Lord. She would also wipe his feet with her hair. Her brother Lazarus was sick in bed. NIV 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. NIRV 3 So the sisters sent a message to Jesus. "Lord," they told him, "the one you love is sick." NIV 3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, "Lord, the one you love is sick." NIRV 4 When Jesus heard this, he said, "This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God's glory. God's Son will receive glory because of it." NIV 4 When he heard this, Jesus said, "This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God's glory so that God's Son may be glorified through it." NIRV 5 Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. NIV 5 Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. NIRV 6 But after he heard Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was for two more days. NIV 6 Yet when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days. NIRV 7 Then he said to his disciples, "Let us go back to Judea." NIV 7 Then he said to his disciples, "Let us go back to Judea." NIRV 8 "But Rabbi," they said, "a short time ago the Jews tried to kill you with stones. Are you still going back there?" NIV 8 "But Rabbi," they said, "a short while ago the Jews tried to stone you, and yet you are going back there?" NIRV 9 Jesus answered, "Aren't there 12 hours of daylight? A person who walks during the day won't trip and fall. He can see because of this world's light. NIV 9 Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours of daylight? A man who walks by day will not stumble, for he sees by this world's light. NIRV 10 But when he walks at night, he'll trip and fall. He has no light." NIV 10 It is when he walks by night that he stumbles, for he has no light." NIRV 11 After he said this, Jesus went on speaking to them. "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep," he said. "But I am going there to wake him up." NIV 11 After he had said this, he went on to tell them, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am going there to wake him up." NIRV 12 His disciples replied, "Lord, if he's sleeping, he will get better." NIV 12 His disciples replied, "Lord, if he sleeps, he will get better." NIRV 13 Jesus had been speaking about the death of Lazarus. But his disciples thought he meant natural sleep. NIV 13 Jesus had been speaking of his death, but his disciples thought he meant natural sleep. NIRV 14 So then he told them plainly, "Lazarus is dead. NIV 14 So then he told them plainly, "Lazarus is dead, NIRV 15 For your benefit, I am glad I was not there. Now you will believe. But let us go to him." NIV 15 and for your sake I am glad I was not there, so that you may believe. But let us go to him." NIRV 16 Then Thomas, who was called Didymus, spoke to the rest of the disciples. "Let us go also," he said. "Then we can die with Jesus." NIV 16 Then Thomas (called Didymus) said to the rest of the disciples, "Let us also go, that we may die with him." NIRV 17 When Jesus arrived, he found out that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. NIV 17 On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. NIRV 18 Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem. NIV 18 Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem, NIRV 19 Many Jews had come to Martha and Mary. They had come to comfort them because their brother was dead. NIV 19 and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother. NIRV 20 When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him. But Mary stayed at home. NIV 20 When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home. NIRV 21 "Lord," Martha said to Jesus, "I wish you had been here! Then my brother would not have died. NIV 21 "Lord," Martha said to Jesus, "if you had been here, my brother would not have died. NIRV 22 But I know that even now God will give you anything you ask for." NIV 22 But I know that even now God will give you whatever you ask." NIRV 23 Jesus said to her, "Your brother will rise again." NIV 23 Jesus said to her, "Your brother will rise again." NIRV 24 Martha answered, "I know he will rise again. This will happen when people are raised from the dead on the last day." NIV 24 Martha answered, "I know he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day." NIRV 25 Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even if he dies. NIV 25 Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; NIRV 26 And those who live and believe in me will never die. Do you believe this?" NIV 26 and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?" NIRV 27 "Yes, Lord," she told him. "I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God. I believe that you are the One who was supposed to come into the world." NIV 27 "Yes, Lord," she told him, "I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who was to come into the world." NIRV 28 After she said this, she went back home. She called her sister Mary to one side to talk to her. "The Teacher is here," Martha said. "He is asking for you." NIV 28 And after she had said this, she went back and called her sister Mary aside. "The Teacher is here," she said, "and is asking for you." NIRV 29 When Mary heard this, she got up quickly and went to him. NIV 29 When Mary heard this, she got up quickly and went to him. NIRV 30 Jesus had not yet entered the village. He was still at the place where Martha had met him. NIV 30 Now Jesus had not yet entered the village, but was still at the place where Martha had met him. NIRV 31 Some Jews had been comforting Mary in the house. They noticed how quickly she got up and went out. So they followed her. They thought she was going to the tomb to cry there. NIV 31 When the Jews who had been with Mary in the house, comforting her, noticed how quickly she got up and went out, they followed her, supposing she was going to the tomb to mourn there. NIRV 32 Mary reached the place where Jesus was. When she saw him, she fell at his feet. She said, "Lord, I wish you had been here! Then my brother would not have died." NIV 32 When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and said, "Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died." NIRV 33 Jesus saw her crying. He saw that the Jews who had come along with her were crying also. His spirit became very sad, and he was troubled. NIV 33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled. NIRV 34 "Where have you put him?" he asked. "Come and see, Lord," they replied. NIV 34 "Where have you laid him?" he asked. "Come and see, Lord," they replied. NIRV 35 Jesus sobbed. NIV 35 Jesus wept. NIRV 36 Then the Jews said, "See how much he loved him!" NIV 36 Then the Jews said, "See how he loved him!" NIRV 37 But some of them said, "He opened the eyes of the blind man. Couldn't he have kept this man from dying?" NIV 37 But some of them said, "Could not he who opened the eyes of the blind man have kept this man from dying?" NIRV 38 Once more Jesus felt very sad. He came to the tomb. It was a cave with a stone in front of the entrance. NIV 38 Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. It was a cave with a stone laid across the entrance. NIRV 39 "Take away the stone," he said. "But, Lord," said Martha, the sister of the dead man, "by this time there is a bad smell. Lazarus has been in the tomb for four days." NIV 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." NIRV 40 Then Jesus said, "Didn't I tell you that if you believed, you would see God's glory?" NIV 40 Then Jesus said, "Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?" NIRV 41 So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up. He said, "Father, I thank you for hearing me. NIV 41 So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, "Father, I thank you that you have heard me. NIRV 42 I know that you always hear me. But I said this for the benefit of the people standing here. I said it so they will believe that you sent me." NIV 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." NIRV 43 Then Jesus called in a loud voice. He said, "Lazarus, come out!" NIV 43 When he had said this, Jesus called in a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!" NIRV 44 The dead man came out. His hands and feet were wrapped with strips of linen. A cloth was around his face. Jesus said to them, "Take off the clothes he was buried in and let him go." NIV 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." NIRV 45 Many of the Jews who had come to visit Mary saw what Jesus did. So they put their faith in him. NIV 45 Therefore many of the Jews who had come to visit Mary, and had seen what Jesus did, put their faith in him. NIRV 46 But some of them went to the Pharisees. They told the Pharisees what Jesus had done. NIV 46 But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done. NIRV 47 Then the chief priests and the Pharisees called a meeting of the Sanhedrin. "What can we do?" they asked. "This man is doing many miraculous signs. NIV 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 miraculous signs. NIRV 48 If we let him keep on doing this, everyone will believe in him. Then the Romans will come. They will take away our temple and our nation." NIV 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 place and our nation." NIRV 49 One of them spoke up. His name was Caiaphas. He was high priest at that time. He said, "You don't know anything at all! NIV 49 Then one of them, named Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, spoke up, "You know nothing at all! NIRV 50 You don't realize what is good for you. It is better if one man dies for the people than if the whole nation is destroyed." NIV 50 You do not realize that it is better for you that one man die for the people than that the whole nation perish." NIRV 51 He did not say this on his own. But he was high priest at that time. So he told ahead of time that Jesus would die for the Jewish nation. NIV 51 He did not say this on his own, but as high priest that year he prophesied that Jesus would die for the Jewish nation, NIRV 52 He also prophesied that Jesus would die for God's children scattered everywhere. He would die to bring them together and make them one. NIV 52 and not only for that nation but also for the scattered children of God, to bring them together and make them one. NIRV 53 So from that day on, the Jewish rulers planned to kill Jesus. NIV 53 So from that day on they plotted to take his life. NIRV 54 Jesus no longer moved around openly among the Jews. Instead, he went away to an area near the desert. He went to a village called Ephraim. There he stayed with his disciples. NIV 54 Therefore Jesus no longer moved about publicly among the Jews. Instead he withdrew to a region near the desert, to a village called Ephraim, where he stayed with his disciples. NIRV 55 It was almost time for the Jewish Passover Feast. Many people went up from the country to Jerusalem. They went there for the special washing that would make them pure before the Passover Feast. NIV 55 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, many went up from the country to Jerusalem for their ceremonial cleansing before the Passover. NIRV 56 They kept looking for Jesus as they stood in the temple area. They asked one another, "What do you think? Isn't he coming to the Feast at all?" NIV 56 They kept looking for Jesus, and as they stood in the temple area they asked one another, "What do you think? Isn't he coming to the Feast at all?" NIRV 57 But the chief priests and the Pharisees had given orders. They had commanded anyone who found out where Jesus was staying to report it. Then they could arrest him. NIV 57 But the chief priests and Pharisees had given orders that if anyone found out where Jesus was, he should report it so that they might arrest him.