Matthew 8:34

34 Then the whole town went out to meet Jesus. And when they saw him, they pleaded with him to leave their region.

Matthew 8:34 in Other Translations

KJV
34 And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts.
ESV
34 And behold, all the city came out to meet Jesus, and when they saw him, they begged him to leave their region.
NLT
34 Then the entire town came out to meet Jesus, but they begged him to go away and leave them alone.
MSG
34 Those who heard about it were angry about the drowned pigs. A mob formed and demanded that Jesus get out and not come back.
CSB
34 At that, the whole town went out to meet Jesus. When they saw Him, they begged Him to leave their region.

Matthew 8:34 In-Context

32 He said to them, “Go!” So they came out and went into the pigs, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and died in the water.
33 Those tending the pigs ran off, went into the town and reported all this, including what had happened to the demon-possessed men.
34 Then the whole town went out to meet Jesus. And when they saw him, they pleaded with him to leave their region.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Luke 5:8; Acts 16:39
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