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Mark 5:23

    Mark 5:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And sought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lies at the point of death: I pray you, come and lay your hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and beseecheth him much, saying, My little daughter is at the point of death: I pray thee , that thou come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be made whole, and live.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And made strong prayers to him, saying, My little daughter is near to death: it is my prayer that you will come and put your hands on her, so that she may be made well, and have life.

    Webster's Revision

    and beseecheth him much, saying, My little daughter is at the point of death: I pray thee , that thou come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be made whole, and live.

    World English Bible

    and begged him much, saying, "My little daughter is at the point of death. Please come and lay your hands on her, that she may be made healthy, and live."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and beseecheth him much, saying, My little daughter is at the point of death: I pray thee, that thou come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be made whole, and live.

    Definitions for Mark 5:23

    Besought - Entreated; asked; called.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 5:23

    My little daughter - Το θυγατριον μου, that little daughter of mine. The words express much tenderness and concern. Luke observes, Luke 8:42, that she was his only daughter, and was about twelve years of age.

    At the point of death - Εσχατως εχει, in the last extremity, the last gasp.

    See on Matthew 9:18 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 5:23

    Lieth at the point of death - Is dying; in the last agonies.