John Bengel Commentary - Mark 5:23 - 5:23

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John Bengel Commentary - Mark 5:23 - 5:23

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Mar 5:23. Ἐσχάτως ἔχει, is at the point of death) It was great faith which impelled Jairus to leave her when just breathing her last.-ἵνα, that) This being put in recitative style, shows what was the mental feeling [intention] which led Jairus to mention the sickness of his daughter. [Eng. Ver. loses the beauty of the abrupt ἵνα, by inserting, I pray thee.]