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Matthew 9:23–24

23 And when Jesus came to the ruler’s house and saw zthe flute players and the crowd making a commotion, 24 he said, Go away, for athe girl is not dead but bsleeping.” And they laughed at him.

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Matthew 9:23–24 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 When Jesus entered the synagogue leader’s house and saw the noisy crowd and people playing pipes, 24 he said, Go away. The girl is not dead but asleep.” But they laughed at him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And when Jesus came into the ruler’s house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise, 24 He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

Matthew 9:23–24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 When Jesus arrived at the official’s home, he saw the noisy crowd and heard the funeral music. 24 Get out!” he told them. The girl isn’t dead; she’s only asleep.” But the crowd laughed at him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 When Jesus came into the ruler’s house, and saw the flute players and the noisy crowd wailing, 24 He said to them, Make room, for the girl is not dead, but sleeping.” And they ridiculed Him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 Jesus continued along with the leader and went into his house. There he saw the funeral musicians and many people crying. 24 Jesus said, “Go away. The girl is not dead, only asleep.” But the people laughed at him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — American Standard Version (ASV)

23 And when Jesus came into the ruler’s house, and saw the flute-players, and the crowd making a tumult, 24 he said, Give place: for the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

Matthew 9:23–24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And when Jesus was come to the house of the ruler, and saw the flute-players and the crowd making a tumult, 24 he said, Withdraw, for the damsel is not dead, but sleeps. And they derided him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 Jesus came to the ⸤synagogue⸥ leader’s house. He saw flute players and a noisy crowd. 24 He said to them, “Leave! The girl is not dead. She’s sleeping.” But they laughed at him. 

Matthew 9:23–24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 When Jesus came to the leader’s house, He saw the flute players and a crowd lamenting loudly. 24 Leave,” He said, because the girl isn’t dead, but sleeping.” And they started laughing at Him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 When Jesus came to the leader’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd making a commotion, 24 he said, Go away; for the girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 And when Jesus came into the ruler’s house and saw the flute players and the disorderly crowd, 24 he said, “Go away, because the girl is not dead, but is sleeping.” And they ridiculed him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

23 When Jesus entered the ruler’s house, he saw the flute players there. And he saw the noisy crowd. 24 He said, “Go away. The girl is not dead. She is sleeping.” But they laughed at him.

Matthew 9:23–24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 When Jesus came into the official’s house, and saw the flute-players and the crowd in noisy disorder,

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


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