Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

New American Standard Bible

He said, “Leave; for the girl has not died, but is asleep.” And they began laughing at Him.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

“Leave,” He said, “because the girl isn’t dead, but sleeping.” And they started laughing at Him.

International Standard Version

he said, "Go away! The young lady hasn't died, but is sleeping." But they ridiculed him with laughter.

A Conservative Version

he says to them, Depart, for the little girl did not die, but sleeps. And they ridiculed him.

American Standard Version

he said, Give place: for the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

Amplified

He said, “Go away; for the girl is not dead, but is sleeping.” And they laughed and jeered at Him.

An Understandable Version

He said, "Stand back, for the young lady is not [permanently] dead, but [rather] is sleeping." And the people laughed at Him scornfully.

Anderson New Testament

he said to them: Depart; for the maid is not dead, but sleeps. And they derided him.

Common New Testament

he said, "Depart; for the girl is not dead but sleeping." And they laughed at him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and he said to them, withdraw, for the maid is not dead, but asleep. and they treated him with contemptuous laughter.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

says to them; Retire: for the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they hooted at Him.

Goodspeed New Testament

he said, "You must go away, for the girl is not dead; she is asleep." And they laughed at him.

John Wesley New Testament

Saith to them, Withdraw; for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth: and they derided him.

Julia Smith Translation

He says to them, Give way; for the girl is not dead but sleeps; and they mocked him.

King James 2000

He said unto them, Depart: for the girl is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn.

Lexham Expanded Bible

he said, "Go away, because the girl is not dead, but is sleeping." And they ridiculed him.

Modern King James verseion

He said to them, Go back, for the little girl is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed Him to scorn.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he said unto them, "Get you hence, for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth." And they laughed him to scorn.

Moffatt New Testament

he said, "Be off with you; the girl is not dead but asleep." They laughed at him.

Montgomery New Testament

"Leave the room, for the little girl is not dead, she is sleeping." And they began laughing at him.

NET Bible

he said, "Go away, for the girl is not dead but asleep." And they began making fun of him.

New Heart English Bible

he said, "Make room, because the girl is not dead, but sleeping." They were ridiculing him.

Noyes New Testament

said, Withdraw; for the girl is not dead, but is sleeping. And they laughed him to scorn.

Sawyer New Testament

said, Go away; for the girl is not dead, but asleep. And they derided him.

The Emphasized Bible

Give place! for the maiden died not, but is sleeping. And they began to deride him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

he saith to them, Retire; for the little girl is not dead, but sleeping. And they derided him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He said: "Go away, the little girl is not dead; she is asleep." They began to laugh at him;

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

said, "Go away, for the girl is not dead, but is sleeping." And they began to laugh in His face.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

said, "Withdraw; for the damsel did not die, but is sleeping." And they were laughing at Him.

Worsley New Testament

He saith unto them, Retire; for the child is not dead, but asleep. And they laughed at Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He said
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

ἀναχωρέω 
Anachoreo 
Usage: 13

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the maid
κοράσιον 
Korasion 
Usage: 7

is
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
Usage: 11

And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

καταγελάω 
Katagelao 
Usage: 3

him

Usage: 0

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

A Woman Healed And A Daughter Raised

23 And when Jesus came into the ruler's house and saw the players with their instruments and the people making a noise, 24 He said, Make room; for the girl is not dead, but sleeping. And they were laughing at him. 25 But when the people were sent out, he went in and took her by the hand; and the girl got up.


Cross References

Acts 20:10

And Paul went down and, falling on him, took him in his arms and said, Do not be troubled, for his life is in him.

John 11:4

When this came to his ears, Jesus said, The end of this disease is not death, but the glory of God, so that the Son of God may have glory because of it.

John 11:11-13

These things said he: and after that he said to them, Lazarus our friend is at rest; but I go so that I may make him come out of his sleep.

1 Kings 17:18-24

And she said to Elijah, What have I to do with you, O man of God? have you come to put God in mind of my sin, and to put my son to death?

Psalm 22:6-7

But I am a worm and not a man; cursed by men, and looked down on by the people.

Isaiah 49:7

The Lord who takes up Israel's cause, even his Holy One, says to him whom men make sport of, who is hated by the nations, a servant of rulers: Kings will see and get up from their places, and chiefs will give worship: because of the Lord who keeps faith; even the Holy One of Israel who has taken you for himself.

Isaiah 53:3

Men made sport of him, turning away from him; he was a man of sorrows, marked by disease; and like one from whom men's faces are turned away, he was looked down on, and we put no value on him.

Matthew 27:39-43

And those who went by said bitter words to him, shaking their heads and saying,

Acts 9:40

But Peter made them all go outside, and went down on his knees in prayer; and turning to the body, he said, Tabitha, get up. And, opening her eyes, she saw Peter and got up.

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