New Living Translation
There happened to be a large herd of pigs feeding in the distance.
King James Bible
And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding.
Darby Bible Translation
Now there was, a great way off from them, a herd of many swine feeding;
World English Bible
Now there was a herd of many pigs feeding far away from them.
Young's Literal Translation
And there was far off from them a herd of many swine feeding,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:30 There was a herd of many swine - Which it was not lawful for the Jews to keep. Therefore our Lord both justly and mercifully permitted them to be destroyed.
LibraryThe Peace-Bringer in the Spiritual World
'And when He was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. 29. And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with Thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art Thou come hither to torment us before the time? 30. And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding. 31. So the devils besought Him, saying, If Thou cast us out, suffer us to go away …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Faith which Christ Praises
The Cross and Crown.
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. viii. 23, "And when He was Entered into a Boat," Etc.
"Don't waste what is holy on people who are unholy. Don't throw your pearls to pigs! They will trample the pearls, then turn and attack you.
They began screaming at him, "Why are you interfering with us, Son of God? Have you come here to torture us before God's appointed time?"
So the demons begged, "If you cast us out, send us into that herd of pigs."
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