MARK 5:36

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“As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.

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Mark 5:36 Translation & Meaning

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As soon as εὐθέως Directly, i.e., at once or soon soon
Jesus Ἰησοῦς Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
heard ἀκούσας To hear (in various senses) heard
the τὸν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
word λόγον Something said (including the thought); by implication, a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e., Christ) word
that was spoken, λαλούμενον To talk, i.e., utter words spoken
he saith λέγει Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean saith
unto ruler of the ἀρχισυναγώγῳ Director of the synagogue services ruler
the τῷ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
synagogue, ἀρχισυναγώγῳ Director of the synagogue services synagogue
Be φοβοῦ To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere Be
not Μὴ (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether not
afraid, φοβοῦ To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere afraid
only μόνον Merely only
believe. πίστευε To have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), i.e., credit; by implication, to entrust (especially one's spiritual well-being to Christ) believe

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  • 34  And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.

  • 35  While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain which said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further?

  • 36  As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.

  • 37  And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

  • 38  And he cometh to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly.




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