Mark 5:13
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English Standard Version
So he gave them permission. And the unclean spirits came out and entered the pigs; and the herd, numbering about two thousand, rushed down the steep bank into the sea and drowned in the sea.

King James Bible
And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand;) and were choked in the sea.

American Standard Version
And he gave them leave. And the unclean spirits came out, and entered into the swine: and the herd rushed down the steep into the sea, in number about two thousand; and they were drowned in the sea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus immediately gave them leave. And the unclean spirits going out, entered into the swine: and the herd with great violence was carried headlong into the sea, being about two thousand, and were stifled in the sea.

English Revised Version
And he gave them leave. And the unclean spirits came out, and entered into the swine: and the herd rushed down the steep into the sea, in number about two thousand; and they were choked in the sea.

Webster's Bible Translation
And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea (they were about two thousand) and were choked in the sea.

Weymouth New Testament
He gave them leave; and the foul spirits came out and entered into the swine, and the herd--about 2,000 in number--rushed headlong down the cliff into the Lake and were drowned in the Lake.

Mark 5:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Ran (ὥρμησεν)

The verb indicates hasty, headlong motion. Hence, as Rev., rushed.

Two Thousand.

As usual, Mark alone gives the detail of number.

A steep place

But the noun has the definite article: τοῦ κρημνοῦ, the steep, as Rev.

Mark 5:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

gave.

1 Kings 22:22 And the LORD said to him, With which? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets...

Job 1:12 And the LORD said to Satan, Behold, all that he has is in your power; only on himself put not forth your hand...

Job 2:6 And the LORD said to Satan, Behold, he is in your hand; but save his life.

Matthew 8:32 And he said to them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and, behold...

1 Peter 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.

Revelation 13:5-7 And there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given to him to continue forty and two months...

Revelation 20:7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,

the herd.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning...

Revelation 9:11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon...

Cross References
Matthew 7:6
"Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you.

Matthew 8:32
And he said to them, "Go." So they came out and went into the pigs, and behold, the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and drowned in the waters.

Mark 5:12
and they begged him, saying, "Send us to the pigs; let us enter them."

Mark 5:14
The herdsmen fled and told it in the city and in the country. And people came to see what it was that had happened.

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