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.
5:36 But Jesus, paying no attention to what was said, told the synagogue ruler, “Do not be afraid; just believe.”
5:42 The girl got up at once and began to walk around (she was twelve years old). They were completely astonished at this. 5
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 The Greek word εὐθύς (euqus, often translated “immediately” or “right away”) has not been translated here. It sometimes occurs with a weakened, inferential use (BDAG 406 s.v. 2), not contributing significantly to the flow of the narrative. For further discussion, see R. J. Decker, Temporal Deixis of the Greek Verb in the Gospel of Mark with Reference to Verbal Aspect (SBG 10), 73-77.