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John 11:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— (Now Bethany was nigh to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs distant.)
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen stadia off,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Bethany was nigh to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— (Now Bethania was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off.)
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— (Now Bethanie was nigh vnto Hierusalem, about fifteene furlongs off:)
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Now Bethania was nigh to Urishlem, being a distance from it of about fifteen stadia.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Now Bethany was near to Jerusalem, distant from it about fifteen furlongs.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Now 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
Bethany 963
{0963} Prime
Βηθανία
Bethania
{bay-than-ee'-ah}
Of Chaldee origin; date house; Bethany, a place in Palestine.
was 2258
{2258} Prime
ἦν
en
{ane}
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
z5713
<5713> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 532
nigh y1451
[1451] Standard
ἐγγύς
eggus
{eng-goos'}
From a primary verb ἄγχω [[agcho]] (to squeeze or throttle; akin to the base of G0043); near (literally or figuratively, of place or time).
unto x1451
(1451) Complement
ἐγγύς
eggus
{eng-goos'}
From a primary verb ἄγχω [[agcho]] (to squeeze or throttle; akin to the base of G0043); near (literally or figuratively, of place or time).
Jerusalem, 2414
{2414} Prime
Ἱεροσόλυμα
Hierosoluma
{hee-er-os-ol'-oo-mah}
Of Hebrew origin [H3389]; Hierosolyma (that is, Jerushalaim), the capital of Palestine.
about 5613
{5613} Prime
ὡς
hos
{hoce}
Probably adverb of comparative from G3739; which how, that is, in that manner (very variously used as shown).
fifteen 1178
{1178} Prime
δεκαπέντε
dekapente
{dek-ap-en'-teh}
From G1176 and G4002; ten and five, that is, fifteen.
furlongs 4712
{4712} Prime
στάδιον
stadion
{stad'-ee-on}
From the base of G2476 (as fixed); a stade or certain measure of distance; by implication a stadium or race course.
off: 575
{0575} Prime
ἀπό
apo
{ap-o'}
A primary particle; 'off', that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 11:17-19.


John 11:18

_ _ Bethany was nigh Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs — rather less than two miles; mentioned to explain the visits of sympathy noticed in the following words, which the proximity of the two places facilitated.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 11:17-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
fifteen furlongs:
that is, about two miles,
John 6:19 So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship: and they were afraid.
Luke 24:13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem [about] threescore furlongs.
Revelation 14:20 And the winepress was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the winepress, even unto the horse bridles, by the space of a thousand [and] six hundred furlongs.
Revelation 21:16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.
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