Jairus ran to Jesus asking Him to heal his daughter. On the way to the place where Jairus' daughter lay ill, Jesus was approached by a woman with an issue of blood who desired to be healed. Jesus stopped to heal the woman and by the time he reached the Jairus' daughter she was dead. Jairus' family and friends believed that hope was lost because Jesus did not arrive until after the girl had died. Despite the hopelessness of the situation, Jesus healed Jairus' daughter.