THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO
2. Casting Out a Legion of Demons
3 Who had his dwelling among the 1tombs. And no one could bind him any longer, not even with a chain,
4 Because he had often been bound with shackles and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him, and the shackles smashed, and no one was strong enough to subdue him.
5 And continually night and day, among the tombs and in the mountains, he cried out and gashed himself with stones.
6 And when he saw Jesus from a distance, he ran and aworshipped Him,
8 For He had said to him, Come out of the man, unclean 1spirit.
9 And He questioned him, What is your name? And he said to Him, aLegion is my name, because we are many.
10 And he entreated Him much not to send them out of the region.
11 Now there on the mountainside was a great herd of hogs feeding.
12 And 1they entreated Him, saying, Send us to the hogs, so that we may enter into them.
13 And 1He gave them permission. And the unclean spirits came out and entered into the hogs, and the herd, about two thousand, rushed down the steep slope into the sea, and they were drowned in the sea.
14 And those who were feeding them fled and reported it in the city and in the countryside. And they came to see what had happened.
15 And they came to Jesus and saw the demon possessed man sitting down, clothed, and sane, the man who had had the alegion, and they became frightened.
16 And those who had seen it related to them how it had happened to the demon possessed man and concerning the hogs.
17 And they began to entreat Him to adepart from their borders.
18 And as He got into the boat, the man who had been demon possessed begged Him that he might stay with Him.
19 And He did not allow him, but said to him, Go to your house, to your own people, and report to them what great things the Lord has done for you, and how He has had mercy on you.
3. Healing the Woman with a Flow of Blood
and Raising Up a Dead Girl
and Raising Up a Dead Girl
24 And He went with him, and a great crowd followed Him and apressed upon Him.
26 She had suffered much under many physicians and had spent everything she had and had not benefited at all, but rather became worse.
27 When she heard the things concerning Jesus, she came up in the crowd behind Him and atouched His garment,
28 For she said, If I touch even His garments, I will be 1healed.
32 And He looked around to see her who had done this.
33 But the woman, 1frightened and trembling, knew what had happened to her, and she came and fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth.
36 But Jesus, 1overhearing the word spoken, said to the ruler of the synagogue, Do not be afraid -- only believe.
38 And they came to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and He saw a commotion and people weeping and wailing greatly.
39 And He entered in and said to them, Why do you make a commotion and weep? The child has not died but is asleeping.
40 And they laughed scornfully at Him. But He, aputting them all out, took the father of the child and the mother and those with Him and went in to where the child was.