New Living Translation
The demons kept begging Jesus not to send them into the bottomless pit.
King James Bible
And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
Darby Bible Translation
And they besought him that he would not command them to go away into the bottomless pit.
World English Bible
They begged him that he would not command them to go into the abyss.
Young's Literal Translation
and he was calling on him, that he may not command them to go away to the abyss,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:31 The abyss - That is, the bottomless pit.
LibraryA Miracle Within a Miracle
'And a woman, having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, 44. Came behind Him, and touched the border of His garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched. 45. And Jesus said, Who touched Me? When all denied, Peter, and they that were with Him, said, Master, the multitude throng Thee and press Thee, and sayest Thou, Who touched Me? 46. And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched Me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
The Sower and the Seed.
Our Relations to the Departed
Further Journeying About Galilee.
There happened to be a large herd of pigs feeding on the hillside nearby, and the demons begged him to let them enter into the pigs. So Jesus gave them permission.
And don't say, 'Who will go down to the place of the dead?' (to bring Christ back to life again)."
Then the fifth angel blew his trumpet, and I saw a star that had fallen to earth from the sky, and he was given the key to the shaft of the bottomless pit.
Their king is the angel from the bottomless pit; his name in Hebrew is [Abaddon,] and in Greek, [Apollyon]--the Destroyer.
When they complete their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the bottomless pit will declare war against them, and he will conquer them and kill them.
The beast you saw was once alive but isn't now. And yet he will soon come up out of the bottomless pit and go to eternal destruction. And the people who belong to this world, whose names were not written in the Book of Life before the world was made, will be amazed at the reappearance of this beast who had died.
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven with the key to the bottomless pit and a heavy chain in his hand.
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