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2. It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.
4. When Jesus heard that, He said, "This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it."
8. The disciples said to Him, "Rabbi, lately the Jews sought to stone You, and are You going there again?"
9. Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.
11. These things He said, and after that He said to them, "Our friend Lazarus sleeps, but I go that I may wake him up."
13. However, Jesus spoke of his death, but they thought that He was speaking about taking rest in sleep.
15. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, that you may believe. Nevertheless let us go to him."
16. Then Thomas, who is called the Twin, said to his fellow disciples, "Let us also go, that we may die with Him."
19. And many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
20. Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met Him, but Mary was sitting in the house.
25. Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.
27. She said to Him, "Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world."
28. And when she had said these things, she went her way and secretly called Mary her sister, saying, "The Teacher has come and is calling for you."
31. Then the Jews who were with her in the house, and comforting her, when they saw that Mary rose up quickly and went out, followed her, saying, "She is going to the tomb to weep there."
32. Then, when Mary came where Jesus was, and saw Him, she fell down at His feet, saying to Him, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died."
33. Therefore, when Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her weeping, He groaned in the spirit and was troubled.
37. And some of them said, "Could not this Man, who opened the eyes of the blind, also have kept this man from dying?"
38. Then Jesus, again groaning in Himself, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay against it.
39. Jesus said, "Take away the stone." Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to Him, "Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days."
40. Jesus said to her, "Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?"
41. Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, "Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.
42. And I know that You always hear Me, but because of the people who are standing by I said this, that they may believe that You sent Me."
44. And he who had died came out bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was wrapped with a cloth. Jesus said to them, "Loose him, and let him go."
47. Then the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council and said, "What shall we do? For this Man works many signs.
48. If we let Him alone like this, everyone will believe in Him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and nation."
50. nor do you consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not that the whole nation should perish."
51. Now this he did not say on his own authority; but being high priest that year he prophesied that Jesus would die for the nation,
52. and not for that nation only, but also that He would gather together in one the children of God who were scattered abroad.
54. Therefore Jesus no longer walked openly among the Jews, but went from there into the country near the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim, and there remained with His disciples.
55. And the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went from the country up to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves.
56. Then they sought Jesus, and spoke among themselves as they stood in the temple, "What do you think--that He will not come to the feast?"