New International Version
So the sisters sent word to Jesus, "Lord, the one you love is sick."
King James Bible
Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
Darby Bible Translation
The sisters therefore sent to him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
World English Bible
The sisters therefore sent to him, saying, "Lord, behold, he for whom you have great affection is sick."
Young's Literal Translation
therefore sent the sisters unto him, saying, 'Sir, lo, he whom thou dost love is ailing;'
John 11:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He whom thou lovest is sick - Nothing could be more simple, nor more modest, than this prayer: they do not say, Come and heal him: or, Command the disease to depart even where thou art, and it will obey thee: - they content themselves with simply stating the case, and using an indirect but a most forcible argument, to induce our Lord to show forth his power and goodness: - He is sick, and thou lovest him; therefore thou canst neither abandon him, not us.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMarch 28 Evening
Our friend sleepeth.--JOHN 11:11. I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. If the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised: and if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. But now is Christ risen from the …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
June 22 Evening
A Mystery! Saints Sorrowing and Jesus Glad!
Beloved, and yet Afflicted
When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, "Don't cry."
(This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.)
Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
After he had said this, he went on to tell them, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am going there to wake him up."
"Lord," Martha said to Jesus, "if you had been here, my brother would not have died.
Then the Jews said, "See how he loved him!"
"You call me 'Teacher' and 'Lord,' and rightly so, for that is what I am.
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