They came to Jesus and saw the demoniac sitting there, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had had the legion; and they were afraid.
Those who had seen what had happened to the demoniac and to the swine reported it.
Then they began to beg Jesus a to leave their neighborhood.
As he was getting into the boat, the man who had been possessed by demons begged him that he might be with him.
But Jesus b refused, and said to him, "Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and what mercy he has shown you."
And he went away and began to proclaim in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed.
When Jesus had crossed again in the boat c to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea.
Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet
and begged him repeatedly, "My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well, and live."
So he went with him. And a large crowd followed him and pressed in on him.
Now there was a woman who had been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years.
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