Now a certain one was sick, Lazarus from Bethany, of the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
And, leaving them, He went forth out of the city to Bethany, and lodged there.
And, when they draw nigh to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, He sendeth two of His disciples,
Now, as they were going on their way, He entered into a certain village; and a certain woman, Martha by name, received Him into her house.
And a certain poor man, Lazarus by name, had been laid at his gate, full of sores,
Now Jesus was loving Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus.
These things He spake; and after this He saith to them, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am going to awake him out of sleep."
Jesus, therefore, six days before the passover, came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus raised from the dead.
The great multitude, therefore, of the Jews knew that He was there; and they came, not because of Jesus only, but that they might see Lazarus, whom He raised from the dead.
The multitude, therefore, that was with Him when He called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, was bearing testimony.