John 11:1-3

The Death of Lazarus

1 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
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 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.”

John 11:1 in Other Translations

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

John 11:1-3 In-Context

1 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
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 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.”
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.”
5 Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
6 So when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days,
7 and then he said to his disciples, “Let us go back to Judea.”

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Matthew 21:17
  • 2. Luke 10:38
  • 3. Mark 14:3; Luke 7:38; John 12:3
  • 4. ver 5,36
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