Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
being come to the house, he suffer'd nobody to go into the room with him, except Peter, John and James, and the young woman's father and mother.
upon which they fell a laughing: however, having turned them all out, and taking with him the father and the mother of the damsel, and those that had accompany'd him, he entred in where the damsel was lying.
but when the company were turn'd out, he went in, and grasping her hand, the maid rose up.
and he came, and taking her by the hand, lift her up; upon which the fever immediately left her, and she served them at table.
then taking her hand, he said to her, Talitha cumi, that is to say, damsel, arise, 'tis I command you.
then taking the blind man by the hand, he led him out of town, when applying his spittle to the man's eyes, and laying his hands upon him, he ask'd if he saw any thing.
but Jesus taking him by the hand, raised him up, and he was perfectly recovered.
then advancing, he touch'd the bier, and the bearers standing still, he said, young man, arise, I command you.
for as the father raiseth up the dead, and restores them to life: even so the son gives life to whom he will.
when he had spoke this, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.
but Peter turn'd them all out, and kneeled down and prayed, then turning towards the body, Tabitha, said he, arise immediately. she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up.
" I have made thee a father of many nations," then existing in the sight of God, whom he believed, who gives life to the dead, and calls forth things that are not, as if they were: