Luke 8:26

26 They sailed on to the country of the Gerasenes, directly opposite Galilee.

Luke 8:26 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 8:26

And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes
In ( Matthew 8:28 ) it is called the country of the Gergesenes, (See Gill on Matthew 8:28) as it is here, in the Arabic and Ethiopic versions; and "of the Gerasenes", in the Vulgate Latin; but the Syriac and Persic versions read, "of the Gadarenes", as in ( Mark 5:1 ) . (See Gill on Mark 5:1).

which is over against Galilee:
from whence the ship launched, and Christ and his disciples came.

Luke 8:26 In-Context

24 They woke Jesus: "Master, Master, we're going to drown!" Getting to his feet, he told the wind, "Silence!" and the waves, "Quiet down!" They did it. The lake became smooth as glass.
25 Then he said to his disciples, "Why can't you trust me?" They were in absolute awe, staggered and stammering, "Who is this, anyway? He calls out to the winds and sea, and they do what he tells them!"
26 They sailed on to the country of the Gerasenes, directly opposite Galilee.
27 As he stepped out onto land, a madman from town met him; he was a victim of demons. He hadn't worn clothes for a long time, nor lived at home; he lived in the cemetery.
28 When he saw Jesus he screamed, fell before him, and bellowed, "What business do you have messing with me? You're Jesus, Son of the High God, but don't give me a hard time!"