John 11:11-14 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
11 This He said, and after this He *said to them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am going so that I may awaken him from sleep.” 12 The disciples then said to Him, “Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will [a]come out of it.” 13 Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought that He was speaking about [b]actual sleep. 14 So Jesus then said to them plainly, “Lazarus died,
John 11:11-14 New International Version (NIV)
11 After he had said this, he went on to tell them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am going there to wake him up.”
12 His disciples replied, “Lord, if he sleeps, he will get better.” 13 Jesus had been speaking of his death, but his disciples thought he meant natural sleep.
14 So then he told them plainly, “Lazarus is dead,