John 11:4
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English Standard Version
But when Jesus heard it he said, “This illness does not lead to death. It is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.”

King James Bible
When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.

American Standard Version
But when Jesus heard it, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified thereby.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus hearing it, said to them: This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God: that the Son of God may be glorified by it.

English Revised Version
But when Jesus heard it, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified thereby.

Webster's Bible Translation
When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not to death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified by it.

Weymouth New Testament
Jesus received the message and said, "This illness is not to end in death, but is to promote the glory of God, in order that the Son of God may be glorified by it."

John 11:4 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Unto death

Not to have death as its final issue.

For the glory (ὑπὲρ)

Here, as elsewhere in John, in behalf of. Canon Westcott remarks: "The sickness is regarded in a triple relation; unto, in respect of the actual result; in behalf of, in respect of the suffering born; in order that, in respect of the divine purpose."

John 11:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

This.

John 9:3 Jesus answered, Neither has this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Mark 5:39-42 And when he was come in, he said to them, Why make you this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleeps...

Romans 11:11 I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation is come to the Gentiles...

for.

John 11:40 Jesus said to her, Said I not to you, that, if you would believe, you should see the glory of God?

John 9:24 Then again called they the man that was blind, and said to him, Give God the praise: we know that this man is a sinner.

John 12:28 Father, glorify your name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.

John 13:31,32 Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him...

Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

1 Peter 4:11,14 If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God gives...

that.

John 2:11 This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.

John 5:23 That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honors not the Son honors not the Father which has sent him.

John 8:54 Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me; of whom you say, that he is your God:

John 13:31,32 Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him...

John 17:1,5,10 These words spoke Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify your Son...

Philippians 1:20 According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always...

1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

Cross References
Exodus 16:7
and in the morning you shall see the glory of the LORD, because he has heard your grumbling against the LORD. For what are we, that you grumble against us?"

John 9:3
Jesus answered, "It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him.

John 10:38
but if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me and I am in the Father."

John 11:40
Jesus said to her, "Did I not tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?"

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