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Mark 5:1-19

NIV 1 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. NIV 1 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. NIV 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an evil spirit came from the tombs to meet him. NIV 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an evil spirit came from the tombs to meet him. NIV 3 This man lived in the tombs, and no one could bind him any more, not even with a chain. NIV 3 This man lived in the tombs, and no one could bind him any more, not even with a chain. NIV 4 For he had often been chained hand and foot, but he tore the chains apart and broke the irons on his feet. No one was strong enough to subdue him. NIV 4 For he had often been chained hand and foot, but he tore the chains apart and broke the irons on his feet. No one was strong enough to subdue him. NIV 5 Night and day among the tombs and in the hills he would cry out and cut himself with stones. NIV 5 Night and day among the tombs and in the hills he would cry out and cut himself with stones. NIV 6 When he saw Jesus from a distance, he ran and fell on his knees in front of him. NIV 6 When he saw Jesus from a distance, he ran and fell on his knees in front of him. NIV 7 He shouted at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? Swear to God that you won't torture me!" NIV 7 He shouted at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? Swear to God that you won't torture me!" NIV 8 For Jesus had said to him, "Come out of this man, you evil spirit!" NIV 8 For Jesus had said to him, "Come out of this man, you evil spirit!" NIV 9 Then Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "My name is Legion," he replied, "for we are many." NIV 9 Then Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "My name is Legion," he replied, "for we are many." NIV 10 And he begged Jesus again and again not to send them out of the area. NIV 10 And he begged Jesus again and again not to send them out of the area. NIV 11 A large herd of pigs was feeding on the nearby hillside. NIV 11 A large herd of pigs was feeding on the nearby hillside. NIV 12 The demons begged Jesus, "Send us among the pigs; allow us to go into them." NIV 12 The demons begged Jesus, "Send us among the pigs; allow us to go into them." NIV 13 He gave them permission, and the evil spirits came out and went into the pigs. The herd, about two thousand in number, rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned. NIV 13 He gave them permission, and the evil spirits came out and went into the pigs. The herd, about two thousand in number, rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned. NIV 14 Those tending the pigs ran off and reported this in the town and countryside, and the people went out to see what had happened. NIV 14 Those tending the pigs ran off and reported this in the town and countryside, and the people went out to see what had happened. NIV 15 When they came to Jesus, they saw the man who had been possessed by the legion of demons, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. NIV 15 When they came to Jesus, they saw the man who had been possessed by the legion of demons, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. NIV 16 Those who had seen it told the people what had happened to the demon-possessed man--and told about the pigs as well. NIV 16 Those who had seen it told the people what had happened to the demon-possessed man--and told about the pigs as well. NIV 17 Then the people began to plead with Jesus to leave their region. NIV 17 Then the people began to plead with Jesus to leave their region. NIV 18 As Jesus was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed begged to go with him. NIV 18 As Jesus was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed begged to go with him. NIV 19 Jesus did not let him, but said, "Go home to your family and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you." NIV 19 Jesus did not let him, but said, "Go home to your family and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you."