John Bengel Commentary - Mark 5:22 - 5:22

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John Bengel Commentary - Mark 5:22 - 5:22

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Mar 5:22.[43] Ἰάειρος, Jairus) At the time that Mark wrote this, Jairus and his daughter might still have been found in Palestine. It is a strong proof of the truth of the Gospel, that the very proper names are given in the Evangelist’s narrative.[44]-ἸΔῺΝ, when he saw) having beheld the majesty of Christ.

[43] τῶν ἀρχισυναγώγων, the rulers of the Synagogue) Who were overseers of the doctors and teachers.-V. g.

[44] And, in the case of Jairus and others, in the vicinity of the very localities where the name was a prevalent one. Comp. Num 32:41; Deu 3:14; Jdg 10:3; Jdg 10:5; 1Ch 2:22.-ED.