5:22 Then 1 one of the synagogue rulers, 2 named Jairus, 3 came up, and when he saw Jesus, 4 he fell at his feet. 5:23 He asked him urgently, “My little daughter is near death. Come and lay your hands on her so that she may be healed and live.” 5:24 Jesus 5 went with him, and a large crowd followed and pressed around him.
1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
sn The synagogue was a place for Jewish prayer and worship, with recognized leadership. See also the note on synagogue in 1:21.
3 tc Codex Bezae (D) and some Itala
4 tn Grk “him”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
5 tn Grk “He”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.