Luke 8:52

“And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weepe not, she is not dead, but sleepeth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, "Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all were weeping, and bewailing her: but he said, Weep not; for she is not dead, but sleepeth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all the people were weeping and crying for her; but he said, Do not be sad, for she is not dead, but sleeping.
- Basic English Bible

And all were weeping and lamenting her. But he said, Do not weep, for she has not died, but sleeps.
- Darby Bible

And all wept and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not: she is not dead, but sleepeth.
- Webster's Bible

The people were all weeping aloud and beating their breasts for her; but He said, "Leave off wailing; for she is not dead, but asleep."
- Weymouth Bible

All were weeping and mourning her, but he said, "Don't weep. She isn't dead, but sleeping."
- World English Bible

And alle wepten, and biweileden hir. And he seide, Nyle ye wepe, for the damysel is not deed, but slepith.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they were all weeping, and beating themselves for her, and he said, `Weep not, she did not die, but doth sleep;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 8:52


8:52 She is not dead but sleepeth - Her soul is not separated finally from the body; and this short separation is rather to be called sleep than death.


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