Mark 3:7-12 NIV

Crowds Follow Jesus

7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed.

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8 When they heard about all he was doing, many people came to him from Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, and the regions across the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon.

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9 Because of the crowd he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him, to keep the people from crowding him.
10 For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward to touch him.

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11 Whenever the impure spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, “You are the Son of God.”

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12 But he gave them strict orders not to tell others about him.

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