Talitha cumi tăl´ĭthə kyo͞o´mī [key] [Aramaic,=maiden, arise], in the Gospel of St. Mark, the words said by Jesus to the daughter of the ruler of the synagogue as he raised her from the dead. The words are left, and a translation is given, in all the European versions of this Gospel.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names