New American Standard Bible
When she had said this, she went away and called Mary her sister, saying secretly, "The Teacher is here and is calling for you."
King James Bible
And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee.
Darby Bible Translation
And having said this, she went away and called her sister Mary secretly, saying, The teacher is come and calls thee.
World English Bible
When she had said this, she went away, and called Mary, her sister, secretly, saying, "The Teacher is here, and is calling you."
Young's Literal Translation
And these things having said, she went away, and called Mary her sister privately, saying, 'The Teacher is present, and doth call thee;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
She went her way - Jesus probably directed her to go, though the evangelist has not recorded it, for she said to Mary, The Master calleth for thee.
Secretly - Privately. So that the others did not hear her. This was done, perhaps, to avoid confusion, or because it was probable that if they knew Jesus was coming they would have made opposition. Perhaps she doubted whether Jesus desired it to be known that he had come.
The Master is come - This appears to have been the appellation by which he was known to the family. It means, literally, teacher, and was a title which he claimed for himself. "One is your Master, even Christ" Matthew 23:8, Matthew 23:10. The Syriac has it, "Our Master."
LibraryMarch 11 Evening
Jesus wept.--JOHN 11:35. A man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.--We have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities.--It became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.--Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered. I was not rebellious, neither turned away back. I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks …
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And He said, "Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, 'The Teacher says, "My time is near; I am to keep the Passover at your house with My disciples."'"
and wherever he enters, say to the owner of the house, 'The Teacher says, "Where is My guest room in which I may eat the Passover with My disciples?"'
"And you shall say to the owner of the house, 'The Teacher says to you, "Where is the guest room in which I may eat the Passover with My disciples?"'
And when she heard it, she got up quickly and was coming to Him.
Now Jesus had not yet come into the village, but was still in the place where Martha met Him.
"You call Me Teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am.
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