Luke 8:30
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English Standard Version
Jesus then asked him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Legion,” for many demons had entered him.

King James Bible
And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.

American Standard Version
And Jesus asked him, What is thy name? And he said, Legion; for many demons were entered into him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus asked him, saying: What is thy name? But he said: Legion; because many devils were entered into him.

English Revised Version
And Jesus asked him, What is thy name? And he said, Legion; for many devils were entered into him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many demons had entered into him.

Weymouth New Testament
"What is your name?" Jesus asked him. "Legion," he replied--because a great number of demons had entered into him;

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Vincent's Word Studies

Many devils were, etc

Compare Mark 5:9.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Legion.

Matthew 26:53 Think you that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?

Mark 5:9 And he asked him, What is your name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.

many.

Luke 8:2 And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils,

Matthew 8:29 And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with you, Jesus, you Son of God?...

Mark 16:9 Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

Cross References
Matthew 4:24
So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, those having seizures, and paralytics, and he healed them.

Matthew 26:53
Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels?

Mark 5:9
And Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He replied, "My name is Legion, for we are many."

Luke 8:29
For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. (For many a time it had seized him. He was kept under guard and bound with chains and shackles, but he would break the bonds and be driven by the demon into the desert.)

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