Jairus and his spouse had one daughter, the age of twelve. Their whole life centered around her. She was precious; she had her parents in her pocket. Understandably, they would do anything for her.
Divine Reversals Text: Luke 8:40-42
40.So it was, when Jesus returned, that the multitude welcomed Him, for they were all waiting for Him. 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 begged Him to come to