Matthew 8:31
Good News Translation
So the demons begged Jesus, "If you are going to drive us out, send us into that herd of pigs."

Contemporary English Version
So the demons begged Jesus, "If you force us out, please send us into those pigs!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the devils besought him, saying: If thou cast us out hence, send us into the herd of swine.

New American Bible
The demons pleaded with him, “If you drive us out, send us into the herd of swine.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the devils besought him, saying: If thou cast us out hence, send us into the herd of swine.

Mark 5:7,12 And crying with a loud voice, he said: What have I to do with thee, Jesus the Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God that thou torment me not. . . .

Luke 8:30-33 And Jesus asked him, saying: What is thy name? But he said: Legion. Because many devils were entered into him. . . .

Revelation 12:12 Therefore, rejoice, O heavens, and you that dwell therein. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, knowing that he hath but a short time.

Revelation 20:1,2 And I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. . . .

Context
The Demons and the Pigs
30And there was, not far from them, a herd of many swine feeding. 31And the devils besought him, saying: If thou cast us out hence, send us into the herd of swine. 32And he said to them: Go. But they going out went into the swine, and behold the whole herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea: and they perished in the waters.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:24
And his fame went throughout all Syria, and they presented to him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and such as were possessed by devils, and lunatics, and those that had the palsy, and he cured them:

Matthew 7:6
Give not that which is holy to dogs; neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turning upon you, they tear you.

Matthew 8:30
And there was, not far from them, a herd of many swine feeding.

Matthew 8:32
And he said to them: Go. But they going out went into the swine, and behold the whole herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea: and they perished in the waters.

Additional Translations
So the demons begged Jesus, “If You drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs.”

And the demons were begging Him, saying, "If You cast us out, send us away into the herd of pigs."

So the devils sought him, saying, If you cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.

And the demons besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, send us away into the herd of swine.

and the demons besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, send us away into the herd of swine.

And the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, send us away into the herd of swine.

So the demons besought him, saying, If thou expellest us, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.

So the demons entreated Him. "If Thou drivest us out," they said, "send us into the herd of swine."

The demons begged him, saying, "If you cast us out, permit us to go away into the herd of pigs."

and the demons were calling on him, saying, 'If thou dost cast us forth, permit us to go away to the herd of the swine;'
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