New International Version
They laughed at him, knowing that she was dead.
King James Bible
And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.
Darby Bible Translation
And they derided him, knowing that she had died.
World English Bible
They were ridiculing him, knowing that she was dead.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were deriding him, knowing that she did die;
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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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he said, "Go away. The girl is not dead but asleep." But they laughed at him.
Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. "Stop wailing," Jesus said. "She is not dead but asleep."
But he took her by the hand and said, "My child, get up!"
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