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John 11:29

ESV And when she heard it, she rose quickly and went to him.
NIV When Mary heard this, she got up quickly and went to him.
NASB And when she heard this, she *got up quickly and came to Him.
CSB As soon as Mary heard this, she got up quickly and went to him.
NLT So Mary immediately went to him.
KJV As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly, and came unto him.

What does John 11:29 mean?

Prior verses indicated that Mary, sister to Lazarus and Martha, was still in the house, weeping, when Jesus arrived in Bethany. Her immediate response to a summons (John 11:28) is not surprising. Scripture describes her as a devoted student of Jesus (Luke 10:38–42), who seemed to grasp the meaning of His message more clearly than some of the disciples (Mark 14:3–9).

Martha has already discussed her anguish over Lazarus' death (John 11:17–27). It's possible that she left the house without telling anyone—even Mary—that Jesus was in town. That might have been to avoid bringing a crowd along with her. Mary, on the other hand, will make a dramatic exit and invite curiosity from those who have come to mourn (John 11:31). That, in turn, will add a larger audience to the miracle Jesus has come here to perform (John 11:11; 11:43–44).
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