New American Standard Bible
The demons began to entreat Him, saying, "If You are going to cast us out, send us into the herd of swine."
King James Bible
So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.
Darby Bible Translation
and the demons besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, send us away into the herd of swine.
World English Bible
The demons begged him, saying, "If you cast us out, permit us to go away into the herd of pigs."
Young's Literal Translation
and the demons were calling on him, saying, 'If thou dost cast us forth, permit us to go away to the herd of the swine;'
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'And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, He saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever. 15. And He touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose and ministered unto them.'--MATT. viii. 14-15. Other accounts give a few additional points. Mark:-- That the house was that of Peter and Andrew. That Christ went with James and John. That He was told of the sickness. That He lifted her up. Luke, physician-like, diagnoses the fever as 'great.' He also tells us that the sick woman's friends …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Peace-Bringer in the Natural World
Jesus Stills the Storm.
Jesus Heals Two Gergesene Demoniacs.
The news about Him spread throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all who were ill, those suffering with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, epileptics, paralytics; and He healed them.
"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
Now there was a herd of many swine feeding at a distance from them.
And He said to them, "Go!" And they came out and went into the swine, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the waters.
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