That is why many of you are weak and sick, and quite a few are dead. 1
That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep.
For this reason many among you are weak and sick, and a number sleep.
That is why many of you are weak and sick and some have even died.
That's why so many of you even now are listless and sick, and others have gone to an early grave.
For this cause a number of you are feeble and ill, and a number are dead.
For this reason many of you are weak and ill, and some have died.
For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep.
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1 tn Grk “are asleep.” The verb κοιμάω (koimaw) literally means “sleep,” but it is often used in the Bible as a euphemism for the death of a believer.