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John 11:40

    John 11:40 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Jesus said to her, Said I not to you, that, if you would believe, you should see the glory of God?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou believedst, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Jesus said to her, Did I not say to you that if you had faith you would see the glory of God?

    Webster's Revision

    Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou believedst, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

    World English Bible

    Jesus said to her, "Didn't I tell you that if you believed, you would see God's glory?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou believedst, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

    Clarke's Commentary on John 11:40

    If thou wouldest believe, etc. - So it appears that it is faith alone that interests the miraculous and saving power of God in behalf of men. Instead of δοξαν, the glory, one MS. reads δυναμιν, the miraculous power.

    Barnes' Notes on John 11:40

    Said I not unto thee - This was implied in what he had said about the resurrection of her brother, John 11:23-25. There would be a manifestation of the glory of God in raising him up which she would be permitted, with all others, to behold.

    The glory of God - The power and goodness displayed in the resurrection. It is probable that Martha did not really expect that Jesus would raise him up, but supposed that he went there merely to see the corpse. Hence, when he directed them to take away the stone, she suggested that by that time the body was offensive.

    Wesley's Notes on John 11:40

    11:40 Said I not - It appears by this, that Christ had said more to Martha than is before recorded.