As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.
Now as they
went on their way
, Jesus entered a village
. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house
But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, ‘Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!’
was distracted with much serving
she went up
to him and said
, do you not care that my sister
has left me
to serve alone
? Tell her then to help me
the Lord answered,‘you are worried and upset about many things,
the Lord answered her
, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,
Now a man named Lazarus was ill. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
a certain man was ill
, Lazarus of Bethany
, the village
of Mary and her sister Martha
Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus
and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother.
and many of
had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother
When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home.
So when Martha heard that Jesus
, she went and met him
, but Mary
remained seated in
‘Lord,’ Martha said to Jesus, ‘if you had been here, my brother would not have died.
Martha said to Jesus
, “Lord if
you had been here
, my brother
Martha answered, ‘I know he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.’
, “I know that
he will rise again in
the resurrection on
the last day
Now Jesus had not yet entered the village, but was still at the place where Martha had met him.
had not yet come into
, but was
the place where Martha
had met him
‘Take away the stone,’(ESV)
‘But, Lord,’ said Martha, the sister of the dead man, ‘by this time there is a bad odour, for he has been there four days.’
, “Take away the stone.” Martha
, the sister
of the dead man
, by this time
there will be an odor
he has been
dead four days
Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honour. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him.
they gave a dinner for him there
. Martha served
, and Lazarus was one
of those reclining
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