New International Version
and for your sake I am glad I was not there, so that you may believe. But let us go to him."
King James Bible
And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him.
Darby Bible Translation
And I rejoice on your account that I was not there, in order that ye may believe. But let us go to him.
World English Bible
I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, so that you may believe. Nevertheless, let's go to him."
Young's Literal Translation
and I rejoice, for your sake, (that ye may believe,) that I was not there; but we may go to him;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I am glad for your sakes that I was not there - "I tell you plainly, Lazarus is dead: and I am glad I was not there - if I had been, I should have been prevailed on to have healed him almost as soon as he fell sick, and I should not have had so striking an occasion to manifest the glory of God to you, and to establish you in the faith." It was a miracle to discover that Lazarus was dead, as no person had come to announce it. It was a greater miracle to raise a dead man than to cure a sick man. And it was a still greater miracle, to raise one that was three or four days buried, and in whose body putrefaction might have begun to take place, than to raise one that was but newly dead. See John 11:39.
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I am glad.
LibraryMarch 28 Evening
Our friend sleepeth.--JOHN 11:11. I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. If the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised: and if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. But now is Christ risen from the …
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June 22 Evening
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So then he told them plainly, "Lazarus is dead,
Then Thomas (also known as Didymus) said to the rest of the disciples, "Let us also go, that we may die with him."
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