NASB — Mark 5 — KJV

The Gerasene Demoniac

1 aThey came to the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gerasenes. 2 When He got out of athe boat, immediately a man from the tombs bwith an unclean spirit met Him, 3 and he had his dwelling among the tombs. And no one was able to bind him anymore, even with a chain; 4 because he had often been bound with shackles and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him and the shackles broken in pieces, and no one was strong enough to subdue him. 5 Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones. 6 Seeing Jesus from a distance, he ran up and bowed down before Him; 7 and shouting with a loud voice, he *said, “IaWhat business do we have with each other, Jesus, bSon of cthe Most High God? I implore You by God, do not torment me!” 8 For He had been saying to him, “Come out of the man, you unclean spirit!” 9 And He was asking him, “What is your name?” And he *said to Him, “My name is aLegion; for we are many.” 10 And he [began] to implore Him earnestly not to send them out of the country. 11 Now there was a large herd of swine feeding Inearby on the mountain. 12 [The demons] implored Him, saying, “Send us into the swine so that we may enter them.” 13 Jesus gave them permission. And coming out, the unclean spirits entered the swine; and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea, about two thousand [of them]; and they were drowned in the sea.

[1] aMk 5:1-17: Mt 8:28-34; Lk 8:26-37
[2] aMk 3:9; 4:1, 36; 5:21 bMk 1:23
[7] ILit What to me and to you (a Heb idiom) aMt 8:29 bMt 4:3 cLk 8:28; Ac 16:17; He 7:1
[9] aMt 26:53; Mk 5:15; Lk 8:30
[11] ILit there

14 ¶ Their herdsmen ran away and reported it in the city and in the country. And [the people] came to see what it was that had happened. 15 They *came to Jesus and *observed the man who had been ademon-possessed sitting down, bclothed and cin his right mind, the very man who had had the “dlegion”; and they became frightened. 16 Those who had seen it described to them how it had happened to the ademon-possessed man, and [all] about the swine. 17 And they began to aimplore Him to leave their region. 18 aAs He was getting into the boat, the man who had been bdemon-possessed was imploring Him that he might Iaccompany Him. 19 And He did not let him, but He *said to him, aGo home to your people and report to them Iwhat great things the Lord has done for you, and [how] He had mercy on you.” 20 And he went away and began to aproclaim in bDecapolis Iwhat great things Jesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed.

[15] aMt 4:24; Mk 5:16, 18 bLk 8:27 cLk 8:35 dMk 5:9
[16] aMt 4:24; Mk 5:15
[17] aMt 8:34; Ac 16:39
[18] ILit be with Him aMk 5:18-20: Lk 8:38, 39 bMt 4:24; Mk 5:15, 16
[19] IOr everything that aLk 8:39
[20] IOr everything that aPs 66:16 bMt 4:25; Mk 7:31

Miracles and Healing

21aWhen Jesus had crossed over again in bthe boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around Him; and so He Istayed cby the seashore. 22 aOne of bthe synagogue Iofficials named Jairus *came up, and on seeing Him, *fell at His feet 23 and *implored Him earnestly, saying, “My little daughter is at the point of death; [please] come and alay Your hands on her, so that she will Iget well and live.” 24 And He went off with him; and a large crowd was following Him and pressing in on Him.

[21] ILit was aMt 9:1; Lk 8:40 bMk 4:36 cMk 4:1
[22] IOr rulers aMk 5:22-43: Mt 9:18-26; Lk 8:41-56 bMt 9:18; Mk 5:35, 36, 38; Lk 8:49; 13:14; Ac 13:15; 18:8, 17
[23] ILit be saved aMk 6:5; 7:32; 8:23; 16:18; Lk 4:40; 13:13; Ac 6:6; 9:17; 28:8

25 ¶ A woman who had had a hemorrhage for twelve years, 26 and had endured much at the hands of many physicians, and had spent all that she had and was not helped at all, but rather had grown worse27 after hearing about Jesus, she came up in the crowd behind [Him] and touched His Icloak. 28 For she Ithought, “If I just touch His garments, I will IIget well.” 29 Immediately the flow of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her aaffliction. 30 Immediately Jesus, perceiving in Himself that athe power [proceeding] from Him had gone forth, turned around in the crowd and said, “Who touched My garments?” 31 And His disciples said to Him, “You see the crowd pressing in on You, and You say, ‘Who touched Me?’” 32 And He looked around to see the woman who had done this. 33 But the woman fearing and trembling, aware of what had happened to her, came and fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth. 34 And He said to her, “Daughter, ayour faith has Imade you well; bgo in peace and be healed of your caffliction.”

[27] IOr outer garment
[28] ILit was saying IILit be saved
[29] aMk 3:10; 5:34
[30] aLk 5:17
[34] ILit saved you aMt 9:22 bLk 7:50; 8:48; Ac 16:36; Jm 2:16 cMk 3:10; 5:29

35 ¶ While He was still speaking, they *came from the [house of] the asynagogue official, saying, “Your daughter has died; why trouble the Teacher anymore?” 36 But Jesus, overhearing what was being spoken, *said to the asynagogue official, bDo not be afraid [any longer], only Ibelieve.” 37 And He allowed no one to accompany Him, except aPeter and IJames and John the brother of IJames. 38 They *came to the house of the asynagogue official; and He *saw a commotion, and [people] loudly weeping and wailing. 39 And entering in, He *said to them, “Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep.” 40 They [began] laughing at Him. But putting them all out, He *took along the child’s father and mother and His own companions, and *entered [the room] where the child was. 41 Taking the child by the hand, He *said to her, “Talitha kum!” (which translated means, “Little girl, aI say to you, get up!”). 42 Immediately the girl got up and [began] to walk, for she was twelve years old. And immediately they were completely astounded. 43 And He agave them strict orders that no one should know about this, and He said that [something] should be given her to eat.

[35] aMk 5:22
[36] IOr keep on believing aMk 5:22 bLk 8:50
[37] IOr Jacob; James is the Eng form of Jacob aMt 17:1; 26:37
[38] aMk 5:22
[41] aLk 7:14; Ac 9:40
[43] aMt 8:4


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Christ delivering the possessed of the legion of devils,

1 ¶ And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. 2 And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, 3 Who had [his] dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains: 4 Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any [man] tame him. 5 And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones. 6 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him, 7 And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, [thou] Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not. 8 For he said unto him, Come out of the man, [thou] unclean spirit. 9 And he asked him, What [is] thy name? And he answered, saying, My name [is] Legion: for we are many. 10 And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country. 11 Now there was there nigh unto the mountains a great herd of swine feeding. 12 And all the devils besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them.

[1] Mt 8:28; Mk 4:35; Lk 8:26.
[2] Is 65:4; Mk 1:23, 26; 3:30; 5:8; 7:25; Lk 8:27; 9:42.
[3] Is 65:4; Dn 4:32; Mk 9:18; Lk 8:29.
[4] Jm 3:7.
[5] 1K 18:28; Jb 2:7; Jn 8:44.
[6] Ps 66:3; 72:9; Lk 4:41; Ac 16:17; Jm 2:19.
[7] Gn 3:15; 1K 22:16; Ho 14:8; Mt 8:29; 16:16; 26:63; Mk 1:24; 3:11; 14:61; Lk 4:34; 8:28; Jn 20:31; Ac 8:37; 16:17; 19:13; Ro 16:20; He 2:14; 2P 2:4; 1Jn 3:8; Jde 1:6; Rv 12:12; 20:1.
[8] Mk 1:25; 9:25; Ac 16:18.
[9] Mt 12:45; 26:53; Lk 8:30; 11:21.
[10] Mk 3:22; 5:13.
[11] Lv 11:7; Dt 14:8; Is 65:4; 66:3; Mt 8:30; Lk 8:32.
[12] Jb 1:10; 2:5; Lk 22:31; 2Co 2:11; 1P 5:8.

they enter into the swine.

13 And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand;) and were choked in the sea. 14 And they that fed the swine fled, and told [it] in the city, and in the country. And they went out to see what it was that was done. 15 And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid. 16 And they that saw [it] told them how it befell to him that was possessed with the devil, and [also] concerning the swine. 17 And they began to pray him to depart out of their coasts. 18 And when he was come into the ship, he that had been possessed with the devil prayed him that he might be with him. 19 Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee. 20 And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all [men] did marvel. 21 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea. 22 And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet, 23 And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: [I pray thee], come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live. 24 And [Jesus] went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him.

[13] 1K 22:22; Jb 1:12; 2:6; Mt 8:32; Jn 8:44; 1P 3:22; Rv 9:11; 13:5; 20:7.
[14] Mt 8:33; Lk 8:34.
[15] 1S 6:20; 16:4; 1Ch 13:12; 15:13; Jb 13:11; Ps 14:5; Is 49:24; Mt 9:33; 12:29; Mk 5:4; Lk 8:35; 10:39; Col 1:13; 2Ti 1:7.
[17] Gn 26:16; Dt 5:25; 1K 17:18; Jb 21:14; Mt 8:34; Mk 1:24; 5:7; Lk 5:8; 8:37; Ac 16:39.
[18] Ps 116:12; Mk 5:7, 17; Lk 8:38; 17:15; 23:42; Php 1:23.
[19] Ps 66:16; Is 38:9; Dn 4:1, 37; 6:25; Jna 2:1; Jn 4:29; Ac 22:1; 26:4.
[20] Mt 4:25; Mk 7:31.
[21] Mt 9:1; Lk 8:40.
[22] Mt 2:11; 9:18; Mk 5:33; Lk 5:8; 8:28, 41; 13:14; Ac 10:25; 13:15; 18:8, 17; Rv 22:8.
[23] 2S 12:15; 2K 5:11; Ps 50:15; 107:19; Mt 8:3; Mk 6:5, 13; 7:25; 9:21; 16:18; Lk 4:38, 40; 7:2, 12; 13:13; Jn 4:46; 11:3; Ac 28:8; Jm 5:14.
[24] Mk 3:9, 20; 5:31; Lk 7:6; 8:42, 45; 12:1; 19:3; Ac 10:38.

He healeth the woman of the bloody issue,

25 And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years, 26 And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse, 27 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment. 28 For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. 29 And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in [her] body that she was healed of that plague. 30 And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the press, and said, Who touched my clothes? 31 And his disciples said unto him, Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me? 32 And he looked round about to see her that had done this thing. 33 But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, came and fell down before him, and told him all the truth. 34 And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.

[25] Lv 15:19, 25; Mt 9:20; Lk 8:43; 13:11; Jn 5:5; Ac 4:22; 9:33.
[26] Jb 13:4; Ps 108:12; Jr 8:22; 30:12; 51:8.
[27] 2K 13:21; Mt 14:36; Mk 6:56; Ac 5:15; 19:12.
[29] Ex 15:26; Lv 20:18; 1K 8:37; Jb 33:24; Ps 30:2; 103:3; 107:20; 147:3; Mk 3:10; 5:34; Lk 7:21.
[30] Lk 6:19; 8:46; 1P 2:9.
[31] Lk 8:45; 9:12.
[33] Ps 30:2; 66:16; 103:2; 116:12; Mk 4:41; Lk 1:12, 29; 8:47.
[34] 1S 1:17; 20:42; 2K 5:19; Ec 9:7; Mt 9:2, 22; Mk 10:52; Lk 7:50; 8:48; 17:19; 18:42; Ac 14:9.

and raiseth from death Jairus' daughter.

35 While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's [house certain] which said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further? 36 As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe. 37 And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James. 38 And he cometh to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly. 39 And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. 40 And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was lying. 41 And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee, arise. 42 And straightway the damsel arose, and walked; for she was [of the age] of twelve years. And they were astonished with a great astonishment. 43 And he charged them straitly that no man should know it; and commanded that something should be given her to eat.

[35] Mt 26:18; Mk 10:17; Lk 7:6; 8:49; Jn 5:25; 11:21, 25, 28, 32, 39.
[36] 2Ch 20:20; Mt 9:28; 17:20; Mk 5:34; 9:23; Lk 8:50; Jn 4:48; 11:40; Ro 4:18.
[37] Mk 9:2; 14:33; Lk 8:51; Ac 9:40; 2Co 13:1.
[38] Jr 9:17; Mt 9:23; 11:17; Lk 8:52; Ac 9:39.
[39] Dn 12:2; Jn 11:11; Ac 20:10; 1Co 11:30; 1Th 4:13; 5:10.
[40] Gn 19:14; 2K 4:33; Ne 2:19; Jb 12:4; Ps 22:7; 123:3; Mt 7:6; 9:24; Lk 8:53; 16:14; Ac 17:32.
[41] Gn 1:3; Ps 33:9; Mk 1:31, 41; Lk 7:14; 8:54; Jn 5:28; 11:43; Ac 9:40; Ro 4:17; Php 3:21.
[42] Mk 1:27; 4:41; 6:51; 7:37; Ac 3:10.
[43] Mt 8:4; 9:30; 12:16; 17:9; Mk 1:43; 3:12; 7:36; Lk 5:14; 8:56; 24:30, 42; Jn 5:41; Ac 10:41.


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