|New International Version (© 2011)|
Some distance from them a large herd of pigs was feeding.
King James Bible
And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding.
American Standard Version
Now there was afar off from them a herd of many swine feeding.
Young's Literal Translation
And there was far off from them a herd of many swine feeding,
Matthew 8:30 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A herd of many swine - These were in all probability Jewish property, and kept and used in express violation of the law of God; and therefore their destruction, in the next verse, was no more than a proper manifestation of the justice of God.
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Leviticus 11:7 And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be cloven footed, yet he chews not the cud; he is unclean to you.
Deuteronomy 14:8 And the swine, because it divides the hoof, yet chews not the cud, it is unclean to you: you shall not eat of their flesh...
Isaiah 65:3,4 A people that provokes me to anger continually to my face; that sacrifices in gardens, and burns incense on altars of brick...
Isaiah 66:3 He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offers an oblation...
Mark 5:11 Now there was there near to the mountains a great herd of swine feeding.
Luke 8:32 And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they sought him that he would suffer them to enter into them...
Luke 15:15,16 And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine...
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Matthew 7:6 "Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
Matthew 8:29 "What do you want with us, Son of God?" they shouted. "Have you come here to torture us before the appointed time?"
Matthew 8:31 The demons begged Jesus, "If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs."