A synagogue ruler asks Jesus to help his daughter
After Jesus had crossed the Sea of Galilee, Jairus asked him to help his daughter.
Key passages
Mt 9:18–19

As he was saying these things to them, behold, one of the rulers came and knelt down before him, saying, “My daughter has just now died, but come, place your hand on her and she will live!” And Jesus and his disciples got up and followed him.

Mk 5:21–24

And after Jesus had crossed over again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered to him, and he was beside the sea. And one of the rulers of the synagogue came—Jairus by name—and when he saw him, he fell down at his feet. And he was imploring …

Lk 8:40–42

Now when Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, because they were all waiting for him. And behold, a man who was named Jairus came, and this man was a ruler of the synagogue. And he fell down at the feet of Jesus and began imploring him to come to his …

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