New American Standard Bible
So when Jesus came, He found that he had already been in the tomb four days.
King James Bible
Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus therefore on arriving found him to have been four days already in the tomb.
World English Bible
So when Jesus came, he found that he had been in the tomb four days already.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus, therefore, having come, found him having been four days already in the tomb.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In the grave - It was sometimes the custom to embalm the dead, but in this case it does not seem to have been done. He was probably buried soon after death.
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Jesus wept.--JOHN 11:35. A man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.--We have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities.--It became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.--Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered. I was not rebellious, neither turned away back. I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks …
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Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
Jesus said, "Remove the stone." Martha, the sister of the deceased, said to Him, "Lord, by this time there will be a stench, for he has been dead four days."
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