26And they sailed down to the region of the Gadarenes, that is over-against Galilee, 27and he having gone forth upon the land, there met him a certain man, out of the city, who had demons for a long time, and with a garment was not clothed, and in a house was not abiding, but in the tombs, 28and having seen Jesus, and having cried out, he fell before him, and with a loud voice, said, ‘What—to me and to thee, Jesus, Son of God Most High? I beseech thee, mayest thou not afflict me!’ 29For he commanded the unclean spirit to come forth from the man, for many times it had caught him, and he was being bound with chains and fetters—guarded, and breaking asunder the bonds he was driven by the demons to the deserts. 30And Jesus questioned him, saying, ‘What is thy name?’ and he said, ‘Legion,’ (because many demons were entered into him,) 31and he was calling on him, that he may not command them to go away to the abyss, 32and there was there a herd of many swine feeding in the mountain, and they were calling on him, that he might suffer them to enter into these, and he suffered them, 33and the demons having gone forth from the man, did enter into the swine, and the herd rushed down the steep to the lake, and were choked. 34And those feeding them, having seen what was come to pass, fled, and having gone, told it to the city, and to the fields; 35and they came forth to see what was come to pass, and they came unto Jesus, and found the man sitting, out of whom the demons had gone forth, clothed, and right-minded, at the feet of Jesus, and they were afraid; 36and those also having seen it, told them how the demoniac was saved. 37And the whole multitude of the region of the Gadarenes round about asked him to go away from them, because with great fear they were pressed, and he having entered into the boat, did turn back. 38And the man from whom the demons had gone forth was beseeching of him to be with him, and Jesus sent him away, saying, 39‘Turn back to thy house, and tell how great things God did to thee;’ and he went away through all the city proclaiming how great things Jesus did to him.
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