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Bible Names H-M : Jairus

Jairus in Easton's Bible Dictionary a ruler of the synagogue at Capernaum, whose only daughter Jesus restored to life (Mark 5:22; Luke 8:41). Entering into the chamber of death, accompanied by Peter and James and John and the father and mother of the maiden, he went forward to the bed whereon the corpse lay, and said, Talitha cumi, i.e., "Maid, arise," and immediately the spirit of the maiden came to her again, and she arose straightway; and "at once to strengthen that life which had come back to her, and to prove that she was indeed no ghost, but had returned to the realities of a mortal existence, he commanded to give her something to eat" (Mark 5:43).

Jairus in Naves Topical Bible -A ruler of the synagogue in Capernaum Mt 9:18 -Daughter of, restored to life Mt 9:18,23-26; Mr 5:22-43; Lu 8:41-56

Jairus in Smiths Bible Dictionary (whom God enlightens). 1. A ruler of a synagogue, probably in some town near the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Mt 9:18; Mr 5:22; Lu 8:41 (A.D. 28.) 2. Es 11:2 [JAIR, 3]

Jairus in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE ja'-i-rus, ja-i'-rus (Iaeiros; 1 Esdras 5:31; Additions to Esther 11:2). See AIRUS; JAIR.

Jairus Scripture - Luke 8:41 And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: and he fell down at Jesus' feet, and besought him that he would come into his house:

Jairus Scripture - Mark 5:22 And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet,