New American Standard Bible
And entering in, He said to them, "Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep."
King James Bible
And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.
Darby Bible Translation
And entering in he says to them, Why do ye make a tumult and weep? the child has not died, but sleeps.
World English Bible
When he had entered in, he said to them, "Why do you make an uproar and weep? The child is not dead, but is asleep."
Young's Literal Translation
and having gone in he saith to them, 'Why do ye make a tumult, and weep? the child did not die, but doth sleep;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This ado - This tumult, this bustle or confusion.
And weep - Weep in this inordinate and improper manner. See the notes at Matthew 9:23.
But sleepeth - See the notes at Matthew 9:24.
LibraryThe Lord of Demons
'And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. 2. And when He was come out of the ship, immediately there met Him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, 3. Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains: 4. Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him. 5. And always, night and day, he …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Power of Feeble Faith
The Service Common to Two and Many Female Martyrs.
He said, "Leave; for the girl has not died, but is asleep." And they began laughing at Him.
They came to the house of the synagogue official; and He saw a commotion, and people loudly weeping and wailing.
They began laughing at Him. But putting them all out, He took along the child's father and mother and His own companions, and entered the room where the child was.
This He said, and after that He said to them, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I go, so that I may awaken him out of sleep."
But Paul went down and fell upon him, and after embracing him, he said, "Do not be troubled, for his life is in him."
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