Matthew 9:24

“He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 9:24

He said vnto them, Giue place, for the mayd is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He said, "Leave; for the girl has not died, but is asleep. And they {began} laughing at Him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

he said, Give place: for the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He said, Make room; for the girl is not dead, but sleeping. And they were laughing at him.
- Basic English Bible

he said, Withdraw, for the damsel is not dead, but sleeps. And they derided him.
- Darby Bible

He said to them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they derided him.
- Webster's Bible

and He said, "Go out of the room; the little girl is not dead, but asleep." And they laughed at Him.
- Weymouth Bible

he said to them, "Make room, because the girl isn't dead, but sleeping." They were ridiculing him.
- World English Bible

he seide, Go ye a wei, for the damysel is not deed, but slepith. And thei scornyden hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

he saith to them, `Withdraw, for the damsel did not die, but doth sleep,' and they were deriding him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 9:24

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 9:24


9:24 Withdraw - There is no need of you now; for the maid is not dead - Her life is not at an end; but sleepeth - This is only a temporary suspension of sense and motion, which should rather be termed sleep than death.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 9:24


Mt 9:24 Give place; for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. The reality of the death is not denied, but only the fact implicitly assumed, that death will be followed by a resurrection, as sleep is by an awakening. Laughed him to scorn. The company of mourners was certain that the child was dead and, understanding neither the language nor the power of Jesus, laughed in derision.

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