John 11:18
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New International Version
Now Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem,

New Living Translation
Bethany was only a few miles down the road from Jerusalem,

English Standard Version
Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off,

Berean Study Bible
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, a little less than two miles away,

Berean Literal Bible
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen stadia away,

New American Standard Bible
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off;

King James Bible
Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Bethany was near Jerusalem (about two miles away).

International Standard Version
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen stadia away,

NET Bible
(Now Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But Bethany was beside Jerusalem, separated from it by about 15 furlongs.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
(Bethany was near Jerusalem, not quite two miles away.)

New American Standard 1977
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now Bethany was near unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off;

King James 2000 Bible
Now Bethany was near unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:

American King James Version
Now Bethany was near to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:

American Standard Version
Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off;

Douay-Rheims Bible
(Now Bethania was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off.)

Darby Bible Translation
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen stadia off,

English Revised Version
Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off;

Webster's Bible Translation
(Now Bethany was nigh to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs distant.)

Weymouth New Testament
Bethany was near Jerusalem, the distance being a little less than two miles;

World English Bible
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen stadia away.

Young's Literal Translation
And Bethany was nigh to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:17-32 Here was a house where the fear of God was, and on which his blessing rested; yet it was made a house of mourning. Grace will keep sorrow from the heart, but not from the house. When God, by his grace and providence, is coming towards us in ways of mercy and comfort, we should, like Martha, go forth by faith, hope, and prayer, to meet him. When Martha went to meet Jesus, Mary sat still in the house; this temper formerly had been an advantage to her, when it put her at Christ's feet to hear his word; but in the day of affliction, the same temper disposed her to melancholy. It is our wisdom to watch against the temptations, and to make use of the advantages of our natural tempers. When we know not what in particular to ask or expect, let us refer ourselves to God; let him do as seemeth him good. To enlarge Martha's expectations, our Lord declared himself to be the Resurrection and the Life. In every sense he is the Resurrection; the source, the substance, the first-fruits, the cause of it. The redeemed soul lives after death in happiness; and after the resurrection, both body and soul are kept from all evil for ever. When we have read or heard the word of Christ, about the great things of the other world, we should put it to ourselves, Do we believe this truth? The crosses and comforts of this present time would not make such a deep impression upon us as they do, if we believed the things of eternity as we ought. When Christ our Master comes, he calls for us. He comes in his word and ordinances, and calls us to them, calls us by them, calls us to himself. Those who, in a day of peace, set themselves at Christ's feet to be taught by him, may with comfort, in a day of trouble, cast themselves at his feet, to find favour with him.
Study Bible
Jesus Comforts Martha and Mary
17When Jesus arrived, He found that Lazarus had already spent four days in the tomb. 18Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, a little less than two miles away, 19and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them in the loss of their brother.…
Cross References
Matthew 21:17
Then He left them and went out of the city to Bethany, where He spent the night.

John 11:1
At this time a man named Lazarus was sick. He lived in Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
Treasury of Scripture

Now Bethany was near to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:

fifteen furlongs. that is, about two miles.

John 6:19 So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, …

Luke 24:13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, …

Revelation 14:20 And the wine press was trodden without the city, and blood came out …

Revelation 21:16 And the city lies foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: …

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