An only daughter (qugathr monogenh). The same adjective used of the widow's son ( Mark 7:12 ) and the epileptic boy ( Mark 9:38 ) and of Jesus ( John 1:18 ; John 3:16 ). She lay a dying (apeqnhsken). Imperfect active, she was dying. Matthew 9:18 has it that she has just died. Thronged (sunepnigon). Imperfect active of sumpnigw, to press together, the verb used of the thorns choking the growing grain ( Luke 8:14 ). It was a jam.