New Living Translation
The disciples said, "Lord, if he is sleeping, he will soon get better!"
King James Bible
Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well.
Darby Bible Translation
The disciples therefore said to him, Lord, if he be fallen asleep, he will get well.
World English Bible
The disciples therefore said, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will recover."
Young's Literal Translation
therefore said his disciples, 'Sir, if he hath fallen asleep, he will be saved;'
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LibraryThe Open Grave at Bethany
'Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met Him. The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there. Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw Him, she fell down at His feet, saying unto Him, Lord, if Thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Seventh Miracle in John's Gospel --The Raising of Lazarus
The Delays of Love
"Get out!" he told them. "The girl isn't dead; she's only asleep." But the crowd laughed at him.
Then he said, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but now I will go and wake him up."
They thought Jesus meant Lazarus was simply sleeping, but Jesus meant Lazarus had died.
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