John 11:13

“Howbeit Jesus spake of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Howbeit Iesus spake of his death: but they thought that hee had spoken of taking of rest in sleepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought that He was speaking of literal sleep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now Jesus had spoken of his death: but they thought that he spake of taking rest in sleep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Jesus, however, was talking of his death: but they had the idea that he was talking about taking rest in sleep.
- Basic English Bible

But Jesus spoke of his death, but *they* thought that he spoke of the rest of sleep.
- Darby Bible

Now Jesus spoke of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking rest in sleep.
- Webster's Bible

Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought He referred to the rest taken in ordinary sleep.
- Weymouth Bible

Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought that he spoke of taking rest in sleep.
- World English Bible

But Jhesus hadde seid of his deth; but thei gessiden, that he seide of slepyng of sleep.
- Wycliffe Bible

but Jesus had spoken about his death, but they thought that about the repose of sleep he speaketh.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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