Matthew 8:28

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

And when He was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.
New King James Version

When He had come to the other side, to the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two demon-possessed men, coming out of the tombs, exceedingly fierce, so that no one could pass that way.
New American Standard Bible

And when He had come to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two men who were demon-possessed met Him as they were coming out of the tombs; they were so exceedingly violent that no one could pass by that road.
New International Version

When He arrived at the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from the tombs met Him. They were so violent that no one could pass that way.
The Amplified Bible

And when He arrived at the other side in the country of the Gadarenes, two men under the control of demons went to meet Him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce and savage that no one was able to pass that way.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And when He had come to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, there met Him two demon-possessed men coming out of the tombs, exceedingly fierce and savage, so that a person is not strong enough and thus able to pass by along that road.
Phillips’ Modern English

When He arrived on the other side (which is the Gadarenes’ country) He was met by two devil-possessed men who came out from among the tombs. They were so violent that nobody dared to use that road.
Williams’ Language of the People

When He reached the other side, in the district of Gadara, there faced Him two men, who were under the power of demons, who were just coming out from the tombs. They were such terrors that nobody could pass that way.
 
Mt. 8:27 π Mt. 8:29
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. Characteristics of Evil Spirits; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis The characteristics of the wicked spirits, and how they are able to dwell in the bodies and minds of human beings, will be seen by a careful examination of the specific cases mentioned in the Gospels.

  2. Demonized - Neil Girrard A look at what the Scriptures teach - and do not teach - about a believer being possessed of a demon.

  3. Matthew 12:29 (Bind the Strong Man); The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer The landing field for evil forces in a believer is the flesh-life or self-life in that believer. If the self-life hasn’t died in us, the strong man will use this area to avoid being bound.

  4. Perilous Times - Neil Girrard The deception of the end times is dangerous – especially for those who don’t believe deception is really there.

  5. The Power of Evil Spirits Over Human Bodies; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis The control of the spirits over the bodies of those they possess is seen in the gospel cases.

  6. Spiritual Hosts of Wickedness in the Heavenly Places; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard With the exception of the devil himself, the spiritual hosts of wickedness - called demons and unclean or evil spirits in the Gospels - were the first Satanic entities with which Jesus had to contend.
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