And the same day, when the even was come
After he had finished his parables among the multitude, and had explained them to his disciples:
he saith unto them;
let us pass over unto the other side:
that is, of the sea of Galilee, or lake of Gennesaret, to the country of the Gadarenes, and Gergesenes; with a view for retirement and rest, after the fatigue of the day; and for the trial of the faith of his disciples, by a storm which he knew would arise, whilst they were on the sea; and for the sake of a miracle he was to work on the other side, after related.