Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentMark 5:37
- Save Peter, and James, and John (ei mh Petron kai lakwbon kai Iwanhn).
- Probably the house was too small for the other disciples to come in with the family. The first instance of this inner circle of three seen again on the Mount of Transfiguration and in the Garden of Gethsemane. The one article in the Greek treats the group as a unit.