Luke 8:52
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New International Version
Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. "Stop wailing," Jesus said. "She is not dead but asleep."

New Living Translation
The house was filled with people weeping and wailing, but he said, "Stop the weeping! She isn't dead; she's only asleep."

English Standard Version
And all were weeping and mourning for her, but he said, “Do not weep, for she is not dead but sleeping.”

Berean Study Bible
Meanwhile everyone was weeping and mourning for her. But Jesus said, "Stop weeping; she is not dead but asleep."

Berean Literal Bible
And all were weeping and mourning for her. But He said, "Do not weep; for she is not dead, but sleeps."

New American Standard Bible
Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, "Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep."

King James Bible
And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Everyone was crying and mourning for her. But He said, "Stop crying, for she is not dead but asleep."

International Standard Version
Now everyone was crying and wailing for her. But Jesus said, "Stop crying! She's not dead. She's sleeping."

NET Bible
Now they were all wailing and mourning for her, but he said, "Stop your weeping; she is not dead but asleep."

New Heart English Bible
All were weeping and mourning her, but he said, "Do not weep. She is not dead, but sleeping."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all of them were weeping and wailing over her but Yeshua said, “Stop weeping; for she is not dead, but she is sleeping.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Everyone was crying and showing how sad they were. Jesus said, "Don't cry! She's not dead. She's just sleeping."

New American Standard 1977
Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, “Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And all wept and bewailed her, but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeps.

King James 2000 Bible
And all wept, and mourned her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeps.

American King James Version
And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeps.

American Standard Version
And all were weeping, and bewailing her: but he said, Weep not; for she is not dead, but sleepeth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all wept and mourned for her. But he said: Weep not; the maid is not dead, but sleepeth.

Darby Bible Translation
And all were weeping and lamenting her. But he said, Do not weep, for she has not died, but sleeps.

English Revised Version
And all were weeping, and bewailing her: but he said, Weep not; for she is not dead, but sleepeth.

Webster's Bible Translation
And all wept and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not: she is not dead, but sleepeth.

Weymouth New Testament
The people were all weeping aloud and beating their breasts for her; but He said, "Leave off wailing; for she is not dead, but asleep."

World English Bible
All were weeping and mourning her, but he said, "Don't weep. She isn't dead, but sleeping."

Young's Literal Translation
and they were all weeping, and beating themselves for her, and he said, 'Weep not, she did not die, but doth sleep;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:41-56 Let us not complain of a crowd, and a throng, and a hurry, as long as we are in the way of our duty, and doing good; but otherwise every wise man will keep himself out of it as much as he can. And many a poor soul is healed, and helped, and saved by Christ, that is hidden in a crowd, and nobody notices it. This woman came trembling, yet her faith saved her. There may be trembling, where yet there is saving faith. Observe Christ's comfortable words to Jairus, Fear not, believe only, and thy daughter shall be made whole. No less hard was it not to grieve for the loss of an only child, than not to fear the continuance of that grief. But in perfect faith there is no fear; the more we fear, the less we believe. The hand of Christ's grace goes with the calls of his word, to make them effectual. Christ commanded to give her meat. As babes new born, so those newly raised from sin, desire spiritual food, that they may grow thereby.
Study Bible
The Healing Touch of Jesus
51When He entered the house, He did not allow anyone to go in with Him except Peter, John, James, and the child’s father and mother. 52Meanwhile everyone was weeping and mourning for her. But Jesus said, “Stop weeping; she is not dead but asleep.” 53And they laughed at Him, knowing that she was dead.…
Cross References
Matthew 11:17
We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge and you did not mourn.'

Luke 8:51
When He entered the house, He did not allow anyone to go in with Him except Peter, John, James, and the child's father and mother.

Luke 8:53
And they laughed at Him, knowing that she was dead.

Luke 23:27
A great number of people followed Him, including women who kept mourning and wailing for Him.

Luke 23:48
And when all the people who had gathered for this spectacle saw what had taken place, they returned home beating their breasts.

John 11:13
They thought that Jesus was talking about actual sleep, but He was speaking about the death of Lazarus.
Treasury of Scripture

And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeps.

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2 Samuel 18:33 And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the …

Jeremiah 9:17-21 Thus said the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning …

Exodus 24:17 And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on …

Zechariah 12:10 And I will pour on the house of David, and on the inhabitants of …

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