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unto . Greek. eis . App-104 .
into = unto. Greek. eis , as above.
Gadarenes. In the earlier miracle it was Gergesenes (Matthew 8:28 ).
out of . Greek. ek. App-104 .
ship = boat.
immediately . See note on Mark 1:12 .
met = confronted.
man . Greek. anthropos . App-123 . In the earlier miracle there were "two men "(Matthew 8:28 ).
with = in [the power of]. Greek. en , App-104 .
spirit . Greek. pneuma . See App-101 .
dwelling. Greek. katoikesis. A Divine supplement, here.
among . Greek. en. App-104 .
no man . . . no, not = no one . . . not even. Greek. oudeis . . oude . Compounds of ou . App-105 .
Because. Greek. dia to . App-104 .Mark 5:2 .
by. Greek hupo . App-104 .
neither could any man tame him = and no ( App-105 ) man was strong enough to master him.
in. Greek. en . App-104 .
crying = crying out.
saw. Greek. eidon . App-133 . Not the some word as in verses: Mark 5:15 , Mark 5:31 , Mark 5:38 .
Jesus . App-98 .
afar off = from (Greek. apo . App-101 .) afar.
ran. The 1611 edition of the Authorized Version reads "came".
worshipped = did homage [by prostration]. App-137 .
What, &c. A Hebraism. See note on 2 Samuel 16:16
of the Most High God . A Divine supplement, here. Demons knew Him, if the people were blinded.
God. App-98 .
not . Greek. me . App-105 .
Legion . A Roman legion was about 6,000 men.
besought . Note the three prayers in this chap ter: (1) the unclean spirits: Answer "Yes" (verses: Mark 5:10 , Mark 5:12 , Mark 5:13 ); (2) the Gadarenes: Answer "Yes" (Mark 5:17 ); (3) the healed man: Answer "No" (verses: Mark 5:18 , Mark 5:19 . "No" is often the most gracious answer to our prayers.
nigh unto = just at. Greek. pros. App-104 .
devils = demons.
into. Greek. eis . App-104 .
forthwith = immediately, as in Mark 5:2 .
ran violently = rushed.
down. Greek kata. App-104 .
in = to. Greek eis. App-104 .
and = as well as.
done = come to pass.
to . Greek pros. App-104 .
see = gaze upon. Greek. thearea. App-133 .:11.
possessed with the devil . Greek. daimonizomi
clothed = provided with clothes. Compare Luke 8:27 , where he had for a long time worn none. Greek. himatizomai. Occurs only here and Luke 8:35 in the N.T.; but is found in the Papyri, where an apprentice is to be provided with clothes.
afraid = alarmed.
told = detailed.
concerning . Greek peri. App-104 .
pray . See note on "besought", Mark 5:10 , and compare Mark 5:18 .
out of = away from. Greek. apo. App-104 .
coasts = borders.
when He was come = while He was in [the act of] embarking.
with . Greek meta. App-104 .
not . Greek ou. App-105 .
home = to ( App-104 .) thy house.
the Lord . App-98 .
by ship . = in (Greek. en . App-104 .) the ship.
much people = a vast crowd.
unto . Greek. epi. App-104 .
nigh unto = beside. Greek. para. App-104 .
behold . Fig, Asterismos. App-6 .
synagogue . App-120 .
Jairus . The Jair of the O.T. See Numbers 32:41 .Deuteronomy 3:14 .Judges 10:3 .Esther 2:5 . 1 Chronicles 20:5 .
at . Greek pros. App-104 .
My little daughter. The Dim. only in Mark.
lay Thy hands , &c. For this action, Compare Mark 6:2 ; Mark 7:32 ; Mark 8:23 , Mark 8:25 ; Mark 16:18 . Acts 9:17 ; Acts 28:8 . Hebrews 6:2 .
that = so that.
followed = was following.
thronged = were thronging.
which had = being in (Greek. en. App-104 .)
things = treatments.
of = under (Greek. hupo. App-104 .) many physicians.
of = concerning. Greek. peri . App-104 .
press = crowd.
If , &c. Expressing a contingency. App-118 .
straightway = immediately. See note on Mark 1:12 .
felt = knew [by Divine power]. Greek. ginosko. App-132 .
of = from. Greek. apo . App-104 .
knowing = perceiving thereupon. Greek. epiginosko. App-132 .
that virtue = that [inherent] power ( App-172 .) from Him had gone forth.
said = kept saying.
seest . Greek. blepo. App-133 .,
multitude = crowd.
looked = was looking.
knowing = knowing [intuitively]. Greek. oida. App-132 .
made . . . whole = saved. Greek. sozo .
yet spake = was yet speaking.
came = come.
from = away from. Greek. apo. App-104 .
Master = Teacher. App-98 . Mark 5:3 .
As soon as = Immediately. See note on Mark 1:12 .
heard. T Tr. A WH R (not Syriac) read parakousas (instead of akousas) , which A translates "overheard".
believe = go on believing.
suffered no man = suffered not (Greek. ou . App-105 ) any one.
to. Greek. eis, as in Mark 5:1 .
wailed. Crying alalai, alalai, from the Greek verb Melanin Jewish mourning cries. Occurs elsewhere only in 1 Corinthians 13:1 .
damsel = child. App-108 ,
is not dead = has not died.
sleepeth . Greek. katheudo. See notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:13 with 1 Thessalonians 5:6 . App-171 .
laughed Him to scorn = began laughing at Him. put them all out. He acted, as well as spoke, with "authority".
Talitha cumi . Aramaic ( App-94 .) Talitha = Aramaic talitha (= maid Latin puella) kumi (Imperat. of kum) = arise. Occurs only here. Not "got from Peter", but from the Holy Spirit. App-94 .
Damsel , Greek. korasion. Found only here, and Mark 5:42 ; Mark 6:22 , Mark 6:28 , and Matthew 9:24 , Matthew 9:25 ; Matthew 14:11 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 5:39 , Mark 5:40 , Mark 5:40 -. See App-108 .
walked = began walking.
astonished . astonishment. Figure of speech Polyptoton ( App-6 ), for emphasis. See Genesis 26:28 . Greek. existemi = to be put out [of one's mind], Noun, ekstasis; hence, Eng. ecstasy = entrancement, implying bewilderment. See Mark 16:8 . Luke 5:26 , Acts 3:10 . Used of a trance, Acts 10:10 ; Acts 11:5 ; Acts 22:17 . Hence, Eng. entrancement.
straitly = much.
no . Greek. me . App-105 .
know = get to know. See App-132 .
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