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Mark 5

NIRV 1 They went across the Sea of Galilee to the area of the Gerasenes. NIV 1 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. NIRV 2 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 impure spirit came from the tombs to meet him. NIRV 3 The man lived in the tombs. No one could keep him tied up anymore. Not even a chain could hold him. NIV 3 This man lived in the tombs, and no one could bind him anymore, not even with a chain. NIRV 4 His hands and feet had often been chained. But he tore the chains apart. And he broke the iron cuffs on his ankles. 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. NIRV 5 Night and day he screamed among the tombs and in the hills. He 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. NIRV 6 When he saw Jesus a long way off, he ran to him. He 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. NIRV 7 He shouted at the top of his voice, "Jesus, Son of the Most High God, what do you want with me? Promise before God that you won't hurt me!" NIV 7 He shouted at the top of his voice, “What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? In God’s name don’t torture me!” NIRV 8 This was because 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 impure spirit!” NIRV 9 Then Jesus asked the demon, "What is your name?" "My name is Legion," he replied. "There are many of us." NIV 9 Then Jesus asked him, “What is your name?”“My name is Legion,” he replied, “for we are many.” NIRV 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. NIRV 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. NIRV 12 The demons begged Jesus, "Send us among the pigs. Let us go into them." NIV 12 The demons begged Jesus, “Send us among the pigs; allow us to go into them.” NIRV 13 Jesus allowed it. The evil spirits came out of the man and went into the pigs. There were about 2,000 pigs in the herd. The whole herd rushed down the steep bank. They ran into the lake and drowned. NIV 13 He gave them permission, and the impure 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. NIRV 14 Those who were tending the pigs ran off. They told the people in the town and countryside what had happened. The people went 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. NIRV 15 Then they came to Jesus. They saw the man who had been controlled by many demons. He was sitting there. He was now dressed and thinking clearly. All this made the people 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. NIRV 16 Those who had seen it told them what had happened to the man. They 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. NIRV 17 Then the people began to beg Jesus to leave their area. NIV 17 Then the people began to plead with Jesus to leave their region. NIRV 18 Jesus was getting into the boat. The man who had been controlled by demons 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. NIRV 19 Jesus did not let him. He said, "Go home to your family. Tell them how much the Lord has done for you. Tell them how kind he has been to you." NIV 19 Jesus did not let him, but said, “Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” NIRV 20 So the man went away. In the area known as the Ten Cities, he began to tell how much Jesus had done for him. And all the people were amazed. NIV 20 So the man went away and began to tell in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him. And all the people were amazed. NIRV 21 Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee in a boat. It landed at the other side. There a large crowd gathered around him. NIV 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake. NIRV 22 Then a man named Jairus came. He was a synagogue ruler. Seeing Jesus, he fell at his feet. NIV 22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet. NIRV 23 He begged Jesus, "Please come. My little daughter is dying. Place your hands on her to heal her. Then she will live." NIV 23 He pleaded earnestly with him, “My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your hands on her so that she will be healed and live.” NIRV 24 So Jesus went with him. A large group of people followed. They crowded around him. NIV 24 So Jesus went with him. A large crowd followed and pressed around him. NIRV 25 A woman was there who had a sickness that made her bleed. It had lasted for 12 years. NIV 25 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. NIRV 26 She had suffered a great deal, even though she had gone to many doctors. She had spent all the money she had. But she was getting worse, not better. NIV 26 She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse. NIRV 27 Then she heard about Jesus. She came up behind him in the crowd and touched his clothes. NIV 27 When she heard about Jesus, she came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak, NIRV 28 She thought, "I just need to touch his clothes. Then I will be healed." NIV 28 because she thought, “If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.” NIRV 29 Right away her bleeding stopped. She felt in her body that her suffering was over. NIV 29 Immediately her bleeding stopped and she felt in her body that she was freed from her suffering. NIRV 30 At once Jesus knew that power had gone out from him. He turned around in the crowd. He asked, "Who touched my clothes?" NIV 30 At once Jesus realized that power had gone out from him. He turned around in the crowd and asked, “Who touched my clothes?” NIRV 31 "You see the people," his disciples answered. "They are crowding against you. And you still ask, 'Who touched me?' " NIV 31 “You see the people crowding against you,” his disciples answered, “and yet you can ask, ‘Who touched me?’ ” NIRV 32 But Jesus kept looking around. He wanted to see who had touched him. NIV 32 But Jesus kept looking around to see who had done it. NIRV 33 Then the woman came and fell at his feet. She knew what had happened to her. She was shaking with fear. But she told him the whole truth. NIV 33 Then the woman, knowing what had happened to her, came and fell at his feet and, trembling with fear, told him the whole truth. NIRV 34 He said to her, "Dear woman, your faith has healed you. Go in peace. You are free from your suffering." NIV 34 He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” NIRV 35 While Jesus was still speaking, some people came from the house of Jairus. He was the synagogue ruler. "Your daughter is dead," they said. "Why bother the teacher anymore?" NIV 35 While Jesus was still speaking, some people came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue leader. “Your daughter is dead,” they said. “Why bother the teacher anymore?” NIRV 36 But Jesus didn't listen to them. He told the synagogue ruler, "Don't be afraid. Just believe." NIV 36 Overhearing what they said, Jesus told him, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.” NIRV 37 He let only Peter, James, and John, the brother of James, follow him. NIV 37 He did not let anyone follow him except Peter, James and John the brother of James. NIRV 38 They came to the home of the synagogue ruler. There Jesus saw a lot of confusion. People were crying and sobbing loudly. NIV 38 When they came to the home of the synagogue leader, Jesus saw a commotion, with people crying and wailing loudly. NIRV 39 He went inside. Then he said to them, "Why all this confusion and sobbing? The child is not dead. She is only sleeping." NIV 39 He went in and said to them, “Why all this commotion and wailing? The child is not dead but asleep.” NIRV 40 But they laughed at him. He made them all go outside. He took only the child's father and mother and the disciples who were with him. And he went in where the child was. NIV 40 But they laughed at him. After he put them all out, he took the child’s father and mother and the disciples who were with him, and went in where the child was. NIRV 41 He took her by the hand. Then he said to her, ""Talitha koum!"" This means, "Little girl, I say to you, get up!" NIV 41 He took her by the hand and said to her, “Talitha koum!” (which means “Little girl, I say to you, get up!”). NIRV 42 The girl was 12 years old. Right away she stood up and walked around. They were totally amazed at this. NIV 42 Immediately the girl stood up and began to walk around (she was twelve years old). At this they were completely astonished. NIRV 43 Jesus gave strict orders not to let anyone know what had happened. And he told them to give her something to eat. NIV 43 He gave strict orders not to let anyone know about this, and told them to give her something to eat.

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