daughter of Jairus


Child of a ruler of the synagogue, whom Our Lord raised to; life (Mark 5). “He saith to her: Talitha cumi, which is being interpreted: Damsel (I say to thee) arise.” This is one of the few cases in whieh the Bible gives the words of Our Lord as He spoke them in His mother tongue.

MLA Citation

  • “daughter of Jairus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2018. Web. 3 March 2021. <>