He went in and said to them, "Why all this commotion and wailing? The child is not dead but asleep."1
But they laughed at him. After he put them all out, he took the child's father and mother and the disciples who were with him, and went in where the child was.
He took her by the hand2 and said to her, ""Talitha koum!"" (which means, "Little girl, I say to you, get up!").3