John 11:18
Good News Translation
Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem,

New Revised Standard Version
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away,

Contemporary English Version
Bethany was less than three kilometers from Jerusalem,

New American Bible
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, only about two miles away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
(Now Bethania was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off.)

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

(Now Bethania was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off.)

fifteen furlongs.

John 6:19 When they had rowed therefore about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking upon the sea and drawing nigh to the ship. And they were afraid.

Luke 24:13 And behold, two of them went, the same day, to a town which was sixty furlongs from Jerusalem, named Emmaus.

Revelation 14:20 And the press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the press, up to the horses' bridles, for a thousand and six hundred furlongs.

Revelation 21:16 And the city lieth in a four-square: and the length thereof is as great as the breadth. And he measured the city with the golden reed for twelve thousand furlongs: and the length and the height and the breadth thereof are equal.

Jesus Comforts Martha and Mary
17Jesus therefore came: and found that he had been four days already in the grave. 18(Now Bethania was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off.) 19And many of the Jews were come to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.…
Cross References
Matthew 21:17
And leaving them, he went out of the city into Bethania and remained here.

John 11:1
Now there was a certain man sick, named Lazarus, of Bethania, of the town of Mary and of Martha her sister.

John 11:17
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