Jesus Resurrects the Daughter of Jairus, Ruler of the Synagogue
“But he, taking her by the hand, called, saying, Maiden, arise. And her spirit returned, and she rose up immediately: and he commanded that something be given her to eat.” Luke 8:54-55 ASV
Illustration of Jesus holding the hand of Jairus daughter as she reclines on her deathbed. Her mother is pulling back the shroud from her face. Her father stands behind her and leans over her. Peter, James, and John are standing nearby, watching the scene. The doorway opens on to the city.
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Right Rev. Richard Gilmour, D.D. Bible History: Containing the Most Remarkable Events of the Old and New Testaments, with a Compendium of Church History (New York, New York: Benziger Brothers, 1904) 163