“And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:”
King James Version (KJV)
9:20 Coming behind - Out of bashfulness and humility.
Mt 9:20 And, behold, a woman. On his way to the house of Jairus another miracle was wrought. I think the circumstances of the narrative render the inference almost certain that this account was meant for the consolation of those multitudes of stricken women in all ages who seem to be afflicted with sorrows in very unequal measure, compared with the stronger, and generally, also, the more depraved, sex (W. H. Thomson, M.D.). An issue of blood. A hemorrhage either from the bowels or the womb, probably the latter. Came behind [him], and touched the hem of his garment. The ordinary outer Jewish garment was a square or oblong piece of cloth, worn something like an Indian blanket.