JOHN 11:19

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.”

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John 11:19 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
many πολλοὶ (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverbial, largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely many
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) of
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Jews Ἰουδαίων Judaean, i.e., belonging to Jehudah Jews
came ἐληλύθεισαν To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) came
to πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) to
Martha Μάρθαν Martha, a Christian woman Martha
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
Mary, Μαρίαν, Maria or Mariam (i.e., Mirjam), the name of six Christian females Mary
to ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) to
comfort παραμυθήσωνται To relate near, i.e., (by implication) encourage, console comfort
them αὐτὰς The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons them
concerning περὶ Properly, through (all over), i.e., around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period) concerning
their αὐτῶν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons their
brother. ἀδελφοῦ A brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like G0001) brother

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  • 17  Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already.

  • 18  Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:

  • 19  And many of the Jews came to 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 sat still in the house.

  • 21  Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.




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