New Living Translation
They thought Jesus meant Lazarus was simply sleeping, but Jesus meant Lazarus had died.
King James Bible
Howbeit Jesus spake of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep.
Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus spoke of his death, but they thought that he spoke of the rest of sleep.
World English Bible
Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought that he spoke of taking rest in sleep.
Young's Literal Translation
but Jesus had spoken about his death, but they thought that about the repose of sleep he speaketh.
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LibraryThe Open Grave at Bethany
'Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met Him. The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there. Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw Him, she fell down at His feet, saying unto Him, Lord, if Thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Seventh Miracle in John's Gospel --The Raising of Lazarus
The Delays of Love
"Get out!" he told them. "The girl isn't dead; she's only asleep." But the crowd laughed at him.
The house was filled with people weeping and wailing, but he said, "Stop the weeping! She isn't dead; she's only asleep."
Then he said, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but now I will go and wake him up."
The disciples said, "Lord, if he is sleeping, he will soon get better!"
So he told them plainly, "Lazarus is dead.
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