16Those who had seen it described to them how it had happened to the 1demon-possessed man, and all about the swine.
And they began to 2implore Him to leave their region.
183As He was getting into the boat, the man who had been 4demon-possessed was imploring Him that he might aaccompany Him.
And He did not let him, but He said to him, "5Gohome to your people and report to them bwhatgreatthings the Lord has done for you, and how He hadmercy on you."20
And he wentaway and began to 6proclaim in 7DecapoliscwhatgreatthingsJesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed.
218When Jesus had crossedoveragain in 9the boat to the otherside, a largecrowdgatheredaround Him; and so He dstayed10by the seashore.
2211One of 12the synagogueeofficialsnamedJairuscame up, and on seeing Him, fell at His feet23
and implored Him earnestly, saying, "My littledaughter is at the point of death ; please come and 13lay Your hands on her, so that she will fgetwell and live."
And He wentoff with him; and a largecrowd was following Him and pressing in on Him.
A woman who had had a hemorrhage for twelveyears,
and had enduredmuch at the hands of manyphysicians, and had spentall that she had and was not helped at all, but rather had grownworse -