New Living Translation
"Get out!" he told them. "The girl isn't dead; she's only asleep." But the crowd laughed at him.
King James Bible
He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.
Darby Bible Translation
he said, Withdraw, for the damsel is not dead, but sleeps. And they derided him.
World English Bible
he said to them, "Make room, because the girl isn't dead, but sleeping." They were ridiculing him.
Young's Literal Translation
he saith to them, 'Withdraw, for the damsel did not die, but doth sleep,' and they were deriding him;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:24 Withdraw - There is no need of you now; for the maid is not dead - Her life is not at an end; but sleepeth - This is only a temporary suspension of sense and motion, which should rather be termed sleep than death.
LibraryThe Compassion of Jesus
THIS is said of Christ Jesus several times in the New Testament. The original word is a very remarkable one. It is not found in classic Greek. It is not found in the Septuagint. The fact is, it was a word coined by the evangelists themselves. They did not find one in the whole Greek language that suited their purpose, and therefore they had to make one. It is expressive of the deepest emotion; a striving of the bowels--a yearning of the innermost nature with pity. As the dictionaries tell us-- Ex …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 60: 1914
Eleventh Day for More Labourers
Dread of Ridicule.
Yet my friends laugh at me, for I call on God and expect an answer. I am a just and blameless man, yet they laugh at me.
The crowd laughed at him. But he made them all leave, and he took the girl's father and mother and his three disciples into the room where the girl was lying.
But the crowd laughed at him because they all knew she had died.
They thought Jesus meant Lazarus was simply sleeping, but Jesus meant Lazarus had died.
Paul went down, bent over him, and took him into his arms. "Don't worry," he said, "he's alive!"
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