New Living Translation
and many of the people had come to console Martha and Mary in their loss.
King James Bible
And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
Darby Bible Translation
and many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, that they might console them concerning their brother.
World English Bible
Many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.
Young's Literal Translation
and many of the Jews had come unto Martha and Mary, that they might comfort them concerning their brother;
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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 …
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1 Samuel 31:13
Then they took their bones and buried them beneath the tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and they fasted for seven days.
1 Chronicles 7:22
Their father, Ephraim, mourned for them a long time, and his relatives came to comfort him.
1 Chronicles 10:12
all their mighty warriors brought the bodies of Saul and his sons back to Jabesh. Then they buried their bones beneath the great tree at Jabesh, and they fasted for seven days.
When three of Job's friends heard of the tragedy he had suffered, they got together and traveled from their homes to comfort and console him. Their names were Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite.
Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord's feet, listening to what he taught.
There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her."
This was John's testimony when the Jewish leaders sent priests and Temple assistants from Jerusalem to ask John, "Who are you?"
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