Parallel Bible results for Mark 5:4-14

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Mark 5:4-14

NLT 4 Whenever he was put into chains and shackles -- as he often was -- he snapped the chains from his wrists and smashed the shackles. No one was strong enough to control 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. NLT 5 All day long and throughout the night, he would wander among the tombs and in the hills, screaming and hitting himself with stones. NIV 5 Night and day among the tombs and in the hills he would cry out and cut himself with stones. NLT 6 When Jesus was still some distance away, the man saw him. He ran to meet Jesus and fell down before him. NIV 6 When he saw Jesus from a distance, he ran and fell on his knees in front of him. NLT 7 He gave a terrible scream, shrieking, "Why are you bothering me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? For God's sake, don'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!" NLT 8 For Jesus had already said to the spirit, "Come out of the man, you evil spirit." NIV 8 For Jesus had said to him, "Come out of this man, you evil spirit!" NLT 9 Then Jesus asked, "What is your name?" And the spirit replied, "Legion, because there are many of us here inside this man." NIV 9 Then Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "My name is Legion," he replied, "for we are many." NLT 10 Then the spirits begged him again and again not to send them to some distant place. NIV 10 And he begged Jesus again and again not to send them out of the area. NLT 11 There happened to be a large herd of pigs feeding on the hillside nearby. NIV 11 A large herd of pigs was feeding on the nearby hillside. NLT 12 "Send us into those pigs," the evil spirits begged. NIV 12 The demons begged Jesus, "Send us among the pigs; allow us to go into them." NLT 13 Jesus gave them permission. So the evil spirits came out of the man and entered the pigs, and the entire herd of two thousand pigs plunged down the steep hillside into the lake, where they 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. NLT 14 The herdsmen fled to the nearby city and the surrounding countryside, spreading the news as they ran. Everyone rushed out to see for themselves. 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.