New Living Translation
The herdsmen fled to the nearby town, telling everyone what happened to the demon-possessed men.
King James Bible
And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils.
Darby Bible Translation
But they that fed them fled, and went away into the city and related everything, and what had happened as to those possessed by demons.
World English Bible
Those who fed them fled, and went away into the city, and told everything, including what happened to those who were possessed with demons.
Young's Literal Translation
and those feeding did flee, and, having gone to the city, they declared all, and the matter of the demoniacs.
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'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.
News about him spread as far as Syria, and people soon began bringing to him all who were sick. And whatever their sickness or disease, or if they were demon possessed or epileptic or paralyzed--he healed them all.
That evening many demon-possessed people were brought to Jesus. He cast out the evil spirits with a simple command, and he healed all the sick.
"All right, go!" Jesus commanded them. So the demons came out of the men and entered the pigs, and the whole herd plunged down the steep hillside into the lake and drowned in the water.
When the herdsmen saw it, they fled to the nearby town and the surrounding countryside, spreading the news as they ran.
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