The Death of Lazarus

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

Read John 11:1 Using Other Translations

Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.
Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
A man named Lazarus was sick. He lived in Bethany with his sisters, Mary and Martha.