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name? And he said, Legion : because many devils were entered into him.
31 And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
32 And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain : and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them.
33 Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine : and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake, and were choaked. 16
34 When they that fed them saw what was done, they 'fled, and went and told it in the city and in the country.
35 Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
36 They also which saw it told them by what means he that was possessed of the devils was healed.
37 [ Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought "bim to
16 drowned. Co.
* Rev. xx. 2,3 : And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, and cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more.
Acts, xix. 16, 17: And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded. And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.
8 See on MAT. viii. 24.
depart from them; for they were taken with great fear : and he went up into the ship, and returned back again.
38 Now 'the man out of whom the devils were departed besought him that he might be with him : but Jesus sent him away, saying,
39 Return to thine own house, and show 'how great things God hath done unto thee.
And he went his
way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done unto him.
40 And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the people gladly received him : for they were all waiting for him.
41 And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue : and he fell down at Jesus' feet, and besought him that he would come into his house : 42 For he had one only daughter, about twelve
age, and she lay a dying. But as he went the people thronged him.
43 9 And "a woman having an issue 17 of blood twelve years, which had 'spent all her
brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city.
MARK, v. 18. He that had been possessed with the devil, prayed him that he might be with him. * I Tim. v. 8: But if any provide not for his own, and
specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Ps. lxvi. 16: Come, and hear all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul. do. cxxvi. 2, 3: Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing : then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them. The Lord hath done great things for
whereof we are glad. m See on MAT. ix. 18.
" Mat. ix. 20: Behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment.
• 2 CHR. xvi. 12: And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of
living upon physicians, ” neither could be heal
ed of any,
44 Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment; and 'immediately her issue of blood stanched.
45 And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?
46 And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive that 'virtue is gone out of me.
47 And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came 'trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately.
48 And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort : thy faith hath made thee whole ; go in peace. 49 I 'While he yet spake, there cometh one q
18 substance. Co. Bi. his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the Lord, but to the physicians. Isa. lv. 2: Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread ? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
P Job, xiii. 4: But ye are forgers of lies, ye are all physicians of no value.
9 MAT. viii. 3: And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. do. xx. 34: Jesus had compassion on them, and touched their eyes: and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him. LUKE, xiii. 13: And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.
r See on Mat. v. 30.
• Acts, xvi. 29: Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas.
* Mark, v. 35: While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain, &c.
from the "ruler of the synagogue's house, saying
50 But when Jesus heard it, he answered him,
51 And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden.
52 And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but vsleepeth.
53 And they laughed him to "scorn, knowing that she was dead.
54 And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, 'arise.
55 And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat.
56 And her parents were astonished : but he
desired to see Christ : Christ feedeth five thousand : 18 inquireth
19 the father of the damsel. Cr. Ud.
Ver. 42, 43.
Ps. xxii. 7: All they that see me laugh me to scorn:
* LUKE, vii. 14: And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arisę. John, xi. 43: And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.
y See on Mat, viii. 4.
poseth to all the pattern of his patience : 28 the transfiguration: 37 he healeth the lunatick: 43 again forewarneth his disciples of his passion : 46 commendeth humility' : 51 biddeth them to show mildness towards all, without desire of revenge : 57 divers would follow him, but upon conditions,
THEN he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.
2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.
3 And he said unto them, "Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece.
4 And 'whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart.
1 staff. Co.
• MAT. X. 7, 8: As ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils : freely ye have received, freely give. MARK, vi. 11, 12: Whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet
, for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, it shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment, than for that city. And they went out, and preached that men should repent. LUKE, X. 1,9: After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come. And heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
a LUKE, xii. 22 : And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say
unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, neither for the body, what ye shall put on. 2 Tım. 1.4 No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier. See on Mat. x. 9, 10.
MAT. X. 11: And into 'whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy, and there abide until ye go thence. Mark. vi. 10: In what place soever ye enter into an house, there abide till ye depart from that place. LukE.