John 11:37

“And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blinde, haue caused that euen this man should not haue died?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But some of them said, "Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind man, have kept this man also from dying?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But some of them said, Could not this man, who opened the eyes of him that was blind, have caused that this man also should not die?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But some of them said, This man, who made open the eyes of the blind man, was he not able to keep his friend from death?
- Basic English Bible

And some of them said, Could not this [man], who has opened the eyes of the blind [man], have caused that this [man] also should not have died?
- Darby Bible

And some of them said, Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died?
- Webster's Bible

But others of them asked, "Was this man who opened the blind man's eyes unable to prevent this man from dying?"
- Weymouth Bible

Some of them said, "Couldn't this man, who opened the eyes of him who was blind, have also kept this man from dying?"
- World English Bible

And summe of hem seiden, Whethir this man that openyde the iyen of the borun blynde man, myyte not make that this schulde not die?
- Wycliffe Bible

and certain of them said, `Was not this one, who did open the eyes of the blind man, able to cause that also this one might not have died?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 11:37


11:37 Could not this person have even caused, that this man should not have died? - Yet they never dreamed that he could raise him again! What a strange mixture of faith and unbelief.


People's Bible Notes for John 11:37


Joh 11:37 Could not this man, etc. Others, remembering the healing of the blind man right there at Jerusalem (Joh 9:1-13), asked if he could not have saved Lazarus from death.

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