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John 11:21

21 “Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died.

Read John 11:21 Using Other Translations

Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
Martha said to Jesus, "Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.
Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if only you had been here, my brother would not have died.

What does John 11:21 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
John 11:21

When said Martha unto Jesus
When she was come to him,

Lord, if thou hadst been here my brother had not died:
which expresses much faith, but with a mixture of weakness, as if the presence of Christ was necessary for the working a cure; whereas he could as well have restored her brother to health absent, as present, had it been his will, as he did the centurion's servant, and the nobleman's son of Capernaum.

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