Mark 5:18
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New International Version
As Jesus was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed begged to go with him.

King James Bible
And when he was come into the ship, he that had been possessed with the devil prayed him that he might be with him.

Darby Bible Translation
And as he went on board ship, the man that had been possessed by demons besought him that he might be with him.

World English Bible
As he was entering into the boat, he who had been possessed by demons begged him that he might be with him.

Young's Literal Translation
And he having gone into the boat, the demoniac was calling on him that he may be with him,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That - had the legion - This is omitted by D, and two others, Ethiopic, Persic, Vulgate, and all the Itala but one. Mill, Bengel, and Griesbach, think it should be omitted.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

prayed.

Mark 5:7,17 And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with you, Jesus, you Son of the most high God? I adjure you by God...

Psalm 116:12 What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits toward me?

Luke 8:38,39 Now the man out of whom the devils were departed sought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying...

Luke 17:15-17 And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God...

Luke 23:42,43 And he said to Jesus, Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom...

Philippians 1:23,24 For I am in a strait between two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better...

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September 12 Morning
I have seen his ways, and will heal him.--ISA. 57:18. I am the Lord that healeth thee. O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.--Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.--All things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do. Come now, and let us reason together,
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

A Refused Bequest
'He that had been possessed with the devil prayed Jesus that he might be with Him. 19. Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee.'--Mark v. 18,19. There are three requests, singularly contrasted with each other, made to Christ in the course of this miracle of healing the Gadarene demoniac. The evil spirits ask to be permitted to go into the swine; the men of the country, caring more for their swine than their
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Touch of Faith
Returning from Gergesa to the western shore, Jesus found a multitude gathered to receive Him, and they greeted Him with joy. He remained by the seaside for a time, teaching and healing, and then repaired to the house of Levi-Matthew to meet the publicans at the feast. Here Jairus, the ruler of the synagogue, found Him. This elder of the Jews came to Jesus in great distress, and cast himself at His feet, exclaiming, "My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray Thee, come and lay Thy hands
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Conversion, Its Nature and Necessity.
Closely related to the doctrine of the power, or efficacy, of the divine Word--as considered in the last chapter--is the doctrine of conversion. It is the subject of conversion, therefore, that we now purpose to examine. It is an important subject. It deserves a prominent place in treating of the Way of Salvation. It is also an intensely personal subject. Each one who desires to be in the Way of Salvation is personally interested in it. The eternal destiny of every one who reads these pages is closely
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

Cross References
Matthew 4:24
News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering severe pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed; and he healed them.

Mark 5:15
When they came to Jesus, they saw the man who had been possessed by the legion of demons, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid.

Mark 5:16
Those who had seen it told the people what had happened to the demon-possessed man--and told about the pigs as well.

Luke 8:38
The man from whom the demons had gone out begged to go with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying,

Luke 8:39
"Return home and tell how much God has done for you." So the man went away and told all over town how much Jesus had done for him.

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