John 11:21

“Then saide Martha vnto Iesus, Lord, if thou hadst bene here, my brother had not died.”

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Other Translations

Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
- King James Version

Martha then said to Jesus, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Martha therefore said unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Martha said to Jesus, Lord, if you had been here my brother would not be dead.
- Basic English Bible

Martha therefore said to Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died;
- Darby Bible

Then said Martha to Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
- Webster's Bible

So Martha came and spoke to Jesus. "Master, if you had been here," she said, "my brother would not have died.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore Martha said to Jesus, "Lord, if you would have been here, my brother wouldn't have died.
- World English Bible

Therfor Martha seide to Jhesu, Lord, if thou haddist be here, my brother hadde not be deed.
- Wycliffe Bible

Martha, therefore, said unto Jesus, `Sir, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 11:21

Joh 11:21 If thou hadst been here. Martha's faith made her believe that Jesus would have healed Lazarus, but even she did not expect him to call back from the grave one already buried.

Discussion for John 11

  • 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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