New International Version
Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. "Stop wailing," Jesus said. "She is not dead but asleep."
King James Bible
And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.
Darby Bible Translation
And all were weeping and lamenting her. But he said, Do not weep, for she has not died, but sleeps.
World English Bible
All were weeping and mourning her, but he said, "Don't weep. She isn't dead, but sleeping."
Young's Literal Translation
and they were all weeping, and beating themselves for her, and he said, 'Weep not, she did not die, but doth sleep;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I perceive that virtue - Δυναμιν, Divine or miraculous power. This Divine emanation did not proceed always from Christ, as necessarily as odours do from plants, for then all who touched him must have been equally partakers of it. Of the many that touched him, this woman and none else received this Divine virtue; and why? Because she came in faith. Faith alone attracts and receives the energetic influence of God at all times. There would be more miracles, at least of spiritual healing, were there more faith among those who are called believers.
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The Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits.--I TIM. 4:1. Take heed therefore how ye hear.--Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom.--Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Through thy …
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"'We played the pipe for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not mourn.'
When he arrived at the house of Jairus, he did not let anyone go in with him except Peter, John and James, and the child's father and mother.
They laughed at him, knowing that she was dead.
A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him.
When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away.
Jesus had been speaking of his death, but his disciples thought he meant natural sleep.
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