New International Version
Then Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "My name is Legion," he replied, "for we are many."
King James Bible
And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.
Darby Bible Translation
And he asked him, What is thy name? And he says to him, Legion is my name, because we are many.
World English Bible
He asked him, "What is your name?" He said to him, "My name is Legion, for we are many."
Young's Literal Translation
and he was questioning him, 'What is thy name?' and he answered, saying, 'Legion is my name, because we are many;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Legion: for we are many - Could a disease have spoken so? "No, there was no devil in the case; the man spoke according to the prejudice of his countrymen." And do you think that the Spirit of God could employ himself in retailing such ridiculous and nonsensical prejudices? "But the evangelist gives these as this madman's words, and it was necessary that, as a faithful historian, he should mention these circumstances." But this objection is destroyed by the parallel place in Luke, Luke 8:30, where the inspired writer himself observes, that the demoniac was called Legion, because many demons had entered into him.
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I have seen his ways, and will heal him.--ISA. 57:18. I am the Lord that healeth thee. O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.--Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.--All things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do. Come now, and let us reason together, …
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Then it goes and takes with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there. And the final condition of that person is worse than the first. That is how it will be with this wicked generation."
Do you think I cannot call on my Father, and he will at once put at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels?
For Jesus had said to him, "Come out of this man, you impure spirit!"
And he begged Jesus again and again not to send them out of the area.
When they came to Jesus, they saw the man who had been possessed by the legion of demons, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid.
Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "Legion," he replied, because many demons had gone into him.
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