John 11:20
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English Standard Version
So when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met him, but Mary remained seated in the house.

King James Bible
Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary sat still in the house.

American Standard Version
Martha therefore, when she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary still sat in the house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Martha therefore, as soon as she heard that Jesus had come, went to meet him: but Mary sat at home.

English Revised Version
Martha therefore, when she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary still sat in the house.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary sat in the house.

Weymouth New Testament
Martha, however, as soon as she heard the tidings, "Jesus is coming," went to meet Him; but Mary remained sitting in the house.

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Vincent's Word Studies

That Jesus was coming (ὅτι ὁ Ιησοῦς ἔρχεται)

Literally, is coming. The exact words of the message: Jesus is coming.

Went and met (ὐπήντησεν)

The verb means to go to meet.

John 11:20 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

as soon.

John 11:30 Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met him.

Matthew 25:1,6 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom...

Acts 10:25 And as Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him, and fell down at his feet, and worshipped him.

Acts 28:15 And from there, when the brothers heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii forum, and The three taverns: whom when Paul saw...

1 Thessalonians 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air...

Cross References
Luke 10:38
Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house.

John 11:30
Now Jesus had not yet come into the village, but was still in the place where Martha had met him.

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