John 11:19

“And many of the Iewes came to Martha, and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.”

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Other Translations

And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
- King James Version

and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary, to console them concerning {their} brother.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a number of Jews had come to Martha and Mary to give them comfort about their brother.
- Basic English Bible

and many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, that they might console them concerning their brother.
- Darby Bible

And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
- Webster's Bible

and a considerable number of the Jews were with Martha and Mary, having come to express sympathy with them on the death of their brother.
- Weymouth Bible

Many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.
- World English Bible

And many of the Jewis camen to Mary and Martha, to coumforte hem of her brothir.
- Wycliffe Bible

and many of the Jews had come unto Martha and Mary, that they might comfort them concerning their brother;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 11:19


Joh 11:19 Many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary. Jews from Jerusalem, of which Bethany was a suburb. As "Jews" in John's usage means the ruling classes, the fact that they came shows that the family of Lazarus was influential. These came to "comfort"; that is, to sit with and talk to the mourners. The mourning was kept up thirty days.

Discussion for John 11

  • Cindy
    Whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall NEVER die....Such a powerful statement. Thank you, Jesus, for your Free Gift of Eternal Life. By Grace through Faith, not of yourselves lest any man should boast. Jesus plus nothing else. Perfected Forever.
  • Russell Stone
    The first 1st letter In the Bible is I. Also the first Roman numeral is I. I can be spelled ,Eye . The Eye of GOD is always watching, always hearing always seeing always loving always caring. Ecclesiastes 11:7 has 2 parts . Part A " Then shall dust return to the earth as it was ". Part B "And the spirit return into GOD who gave it." All will return to GOD.
  • Teri
    We need to heed ...while it's still day! we will by edifying the body and by witnessing to the lost. this chapter shows that there is a resurrection and also a separation from God...John 9:4 there is a time when no man can work.
  • Getto John
    It may have happened, but the Bible is a metaphor of how we're to spend time on earth. There's glory with God, here and in heaven. On earth there is trouble and floundering, doubt and disgrace. And Rome gave up on a reunion with Jesus. So why wait for his return any longer. God is who I believe, not man! His word brings life to the dead, after a time of trial of faith. On earth, troubles!!
  • Obbie Beal
    (25-26 are great example of the power of GOD as it relates to life, death, resurrection from the dead;) 25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; 26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. believest thou this?
  • Ivy
    V:25! JESUS: Resurrection:LIFE: Eternal: Everlasting: Lord:God and Saviour: Jesus Christ: ONLY! Only He can Change our: dull: drab: sinful:lives:
    When we come to Him By Faith: Believing: Receiving: His Awesome: FREE: Gift of Salvation: We could never Earn it: It is Priceless: It cannot be bought: Lord gave his Ultimate: His LIFE: JESUS BOUGHT OUR SOULS: WITH HIS SHED BLOOD: AT CALVARY’S CROSS!

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