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Mark Chapter 5

Mark 5:1 Then they came over to the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes.

Mark 5:2 When He had come out of the boat, immediately there met Him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,

Mark 5:3 who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains:

Mark 5:4 because he had been often bound hand and foot, and the chains had been broken apart by him, and the irons broken in pieces: neither could any man subdue him.

Mark 5:5 As always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.

Mark 5:6 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped Him,

Mark 5:7 and cried with a loud voice, and said, what have I to do with You, Jesus, You Son of the Most High God? I beg You by God, that You torment Me not.

Mark 5:8 For He said to him, come out of the man, you unclean spirit.

Mark 5:9 And He asked him, what is your name? And he answered, and said, my name is Legion: for we are many.

Mark 5:10 Also he begged Him much that He would not send them away out of the country.

Mark 5:11 Now there was close to the mountains a great herd of pigs feeding.

Mark 5:12 So all the demons begged Him, saying, send us into the pigs, that we may enter them.

Mark 5:13 Immediately Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out and entered into the pigs: and the herd ran violently down a steep slope into the sea, (there were about two thousand) and they drowned in the sea.

Mark 5:14 Then they that fed the pigs fled, and told it in the city, and in the country. So, they went out to see what it was that was done.

Mark 5:15 And they came to Jesus and seeing him that had been possessed with the demon, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.

Mark 5:16 Then they that saw it told them how it happened to him that was possessed with the demon, and also concerning the pigs.

Mark 5:17 Then they began to beg Him to depart out of their borders.

Mark 5:18 When He had come into the boat, he that had been possessed with the demon asked Him that he might be with Him.

Mark 5:19 However Jesus did not permit it, but said to him, go home to your friends, and tell them how the Lord has done great things for you, and has had compassion on you.

Mark 5:20 So he departed and began to speak out in Decapolis how Jesus had done great things for him: and all men did marvel.

Mark 5:21 Now when Jesus had crossed over again by boat to the other side, many people gathered to Him: and He was close to the sea.

Mark 5:22 And, behold, there came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw Him, he fell at His feet,

Mark 5:23 and begged Him greatly, saying, my little daughter lies at the point of death: I pray You, come and lay Your hands on her, that she may be healed, and she will live.

Mark 5:24 Then Jesus went with him; and many people followed Him and thronged Him.

Mark 5:25 Now a certain woman, who had an issue of blood for twelve years,

Mark 5:26 and had endured many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and had not gotten better, but rather grew worse,

Mark 5:27 when she had heard of Jesus, she came in the crowd behind Him, and touched His garment.

Mark 5:28 For she said, if I may touch but His clothes, I will be healthy.

Mark 5:29 Immediately her bleeding stopped, and she felt in her body that she was healed of that suffering.

Mark 5:30 And Jesus, immediately knowing in Himself that power had gone out of Him, turned around in the crowd, and said, who touched My clothes?

Mark 5:31 But His disciples said to Him, You see the multitude thronging You and say You, who touched me?

Mark 5:32 So He looked around to see her that had done this thing.

Mark 5:33 But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, came and fell down before Him, and told Him all the truth.

Mark 5:34 Then He said to her, daughter, your faith has made you healthy; go in peace and be free from your suffering.

Mark 5:35 While He yet spoke, there came from the ruler of the synagogue’s house certain who said, your daughter is dead: why trouble the Master any further?

Mark 5:36 As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, He said to the ruler of the synagogue, be not afraid, only believe.

Mark 5:37 He permitted no one to follow Him, except Peter, James, and John the brother of James.

Mark 5:38 Then He came to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and saw the commotion, and them that wept and wailed greatly.

Mark 5:39 When He had come in, He said to them, why make you this commotion, and weep? The girl is not dead, but sleeps.

Mark 5:40 But they laughed Him to scorn. When He had put them all outside, He took the father and the mother of the girl, and them that were with Him, and entered in where the girl was lying.

Mark 5:41 For He took the girl by the hand, and said to her, talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted, little girl, I say to you, arise.

Mark 5:42 Immediately the girl arose and walked; for she was twelve years old. So, they were amazed with a great astonishment.

Mark 5:43 But He charged them strictly that no man should know it; and commanded that something should be given her to eat.