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Mark 5 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Demon-possessed Man Cured

(Mat 8:28–9:1; Luk 8:26–39 )
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They came to the other side of the sea, into the region of the Gerasenes.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:2 - When He got out of the boat, immediately a man from the tombs with an unclean spirit met Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:3 - He lived among the tombs; and no one was able to bind him anymore, not even with a chain,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:4 - because he had often been bound with shackles and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him and the shackles broken in pieces; and no one was strong enough to subdue him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:5 - Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and cutting himself with stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:6 - Seeing Jesus from a distance, he ran up and bowed down before Him;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:7 - and shouting with a loud voice, he *said, “[fn]What business do You have with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I implore You by God, do not torment me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:8 - For He had already been saying to him, “Come out of the man, you unclean spirit!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:9 - And He was asking him, “What is your name?” And he *said to Him, “My name is Legion, for we are many.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:10 - And he begged Him earnestly not to send them out of the region.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:11 - Now there was a large herd of pigs feeding [fn]nearby on the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:12 - And the demons begged Him, saying, “Send us into the pigs so that we may enter them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:13 - Jesus gave them permission. And coming out, the unclean spirits entered the pigs; and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea, about two thousand of them; and they were drowned in the sea.
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Their herdsmen ran away and reported it in the city and in the countryside. And the people came to see what it was that had happened.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:15 - And then they *came to Jesus and *saw the man who had been demon-possessed sitting down, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had previously had the “legion”; and they became frightened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:16 - Those who had seen it described to them how it had happened to the demon-possessed man, and all about the pigs.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:17 - And they began to beg Him to leave their region.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:18 - And as He was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed was begging Him that he might [fn]accompany Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:19 - And He did not let him, but He *said to him, “Go home to your people and report to them [fn]what great things the Lord has done for you, and how He had mercy on you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:20 - And he went away and began to proclaim in Decapolis [fn]what great things Jesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed.

Miracles and Healing

(Mat 9:18–26; Luk 8:40–56 )
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When Jesus had crossed over again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around Him; and He [fn]stayed by the seashore.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:22 - And one of the synagogue [fn]officials, named Jairus, *came, and upon seeing Him, *fell at His feet
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:23 - and *pleaded with Him earnestly, saying, “My little daughter is at the point of death; please come and lay Your hands on her, so that she will [fn]get well and live.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:24 - And He went off with him; and a large crowd was following Him and pressing in on Him.
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A woman who had had a hemorrhage for twelve years,

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:26 - and had endured much at the hands of many physicians, and had spent all that she had and was not helped at all, but instead had become worse
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:27 - after hearing about Jesus, she came up in the crowd behind Him and touched His [fn]cloak.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:28 - For she had been saying to herself, “If I just touch His garments, I will [fn]get well.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:29 - And immediately the flow of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her disease.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:30 - And immediately Jesus, perceiving in Himself that power from Him had gone out, turned around in the crowd and said, “Who touched My garments?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:31 - And His disciples said to Him, “You see the crowd pressing in on You, and You say, ‘Who touched Me?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:32 - And He looked around to see the woman who had done this.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:33 - But the woman, fearing and trembling, aware of what had happened to her, came and fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:34 - And He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has [fn]made you well; go in peace and be cured of your disease.”
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While He was still speaking, people *came from the house of the synagogue official, saying, “Your daughter has died; why bother the Teacher further?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:36 - But Jesus, overhearing what was being spoken, *said to the synagogue official, “Do not be afraid, only [fn]believe.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:37 - And He allowed no one to accompany Him except Peter, [fn]James, and John the brother of [fn]James.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:38 - They *came to the house of the synagogue official, and He *saw a commotion, and people loudly weeping and wailing.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:39 - And after entering, He *said to them, “Why are you making a commotion and weeping? The child has not died, but is asleep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:40 - And they began laughing at Him. But putting them all outside, He *took along the child’s father and mother and His own companions, and *entered the room where the child was in bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:41 - And taking the child by the hand, He *said to her, “Talitha, kum!” (which translated means, “Little girl, I say to you, get up!”).
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:42 - And immediately the girl got up and began to walk, for she was twelve years old. And immediately they were completely astonished.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:43 - And He gave them strict orders that no one was to know about this, and He told them to have something given her to eat.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit What to me and to you (an ancient idiom)
Lit there
Lit be with Him
Or everything that
Or everything that
Lit was by the sea
Or rulers
Lit be saved
Or outer garment
Lit be saved
Lit saved you
Or keep on believing
Or Jacob
Or Jacob
See the NASB20 Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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