New International Version
Some distance from them a large herd of pigs was feeding.
King James Bible
And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding.
Darby Bible Translation
Now there was, a great way off from them, a herd of many swine feeding;
World English Bible
Now there was a herd of many pigs feeding far away from them.
Young's Literal Translation
And there was far off from them a herd of many swine feeding,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A herd of many swine - These were in all probability Jewish property, and kept and used in express violation of the law of God; and therefore their destruction, in the next verse, was no more than a proper manifestation of the justice of God.
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"Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
"What do you want with us, Son of God?" they shouted. "Have you come here to torture us before the appointed time?"
The demons begged Jesus, "If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs."
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