Sickness and death of
the Holy Bible


Now a certain [man] was sick, [named] Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. (11:1)

(It was [that] Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.) (11:2)

Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. (11:3)

When Jesus heard [that], he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby. (11:4)

Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus. (11:5)

When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was. (11:6)

Then after that saith he to [his] disciples, Let us go into Judaea again. (11:7)

[His] disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee; and goest thou thither again? (11:8)

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world. (11:9)

But if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because there is no light in him. (11:10)

These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. (11:11)

Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well. (11:12)

Howbeit Jesus spake of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep. (11:13)

Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead. (11:14)

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