New International Version
So when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days,
King James Bible
When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.
Darby Bible Translation
When therefore he heard, He is sick, he remained two days then in the place where he was.
World English Bible
When therefore he heard that he was sick, he stayed two days in the place where he was.
Young's Literal Translation
when, therefore, he heard that he is ailing, then indeed he remained in the place in which he was two days,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus - Therefore his staying two days longer in Bethabara was not through lack of affection for this distressed family, but merely that he might have a more favorable opportunity of proving to them how much he loved them. Christ never denies a less favor, but in order to confer a greater. God's delays, in answering prayers offered to him by persons in distress, are often proofs of his purpose to confer some great kindness, and they are also proofs that his wisdom finds it necessary to permit an increase of the affliction, that his goodness may be more conspicuous in its removal.
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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 …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
June 22 Evening
A Mystery! Saints Sorrowing and Jesus Glad!
Beloved, and yet Afflicted
Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
and then he said to his disciples, "Let us go back to Judea."
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