V. And they came to the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gerasenes.
2And when he had come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,
3who had his dwelling in the tombs; and no one could any longer bind him, not even with chains.
4Because he had often been bound with fetters and chains; and the chains had been torn asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces, and no one could tame him.
5And always, night and day, he was in the tombs, and in the mountains, crying out, and cutting himself with stones.
6But seeing Jesus afar off, he ran and bowed down to him,
7and cried with a loud voice, and said: What have I to do with thee, Jesus, Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, do not torment me.
8For he said to him: Come forth, unclean spirit, out of the man.
9And he asked him: What is thy name? And he says to him: My name is Legion; because we are many.
10And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country.
11And there was there, by the mountain, a great herd of swine feeding.
12And all the demons besought him, saying: Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them.
13And immediately Jesus gave them leave. And coming out, the unclean spirits entered into the swine. And the herd rushed down the steep into the sea, about two thousand, and were choked in the sea.
14And they who fed them fled, and reported it in the city and in the country. And they came to see what it was that was done.
15And they come to Jesus, and see him who was possessed with demons, sitting, clothed and in his right mind, him who had the legion, and they were afraid.
16And they who saw it related to them how it befell him who was possessed with demons, and concerning the swine.
17And they began to beseech him to depart from their borders.
18And as he was entering into the ship, he that had been possessed with demons besought him that he might be with him.
19And he suffered him not; but says to him: Go into thy house, to thy friends, and announce to them how great things the Lord has done for thee, and had compassion on thee.
20And he departed, and began to publish in the Decapolis how great things Jesus did for him; and all wondered.
21And Jesus having passed over again in the ship to the other side, a great multitude was gathered to him; and he was by the sea.
22And there comes one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name. And seeing him, he fell at his feet,
23and besought him much, saying: My little daughter lies at the point of death. I pray thee come, and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed and live.
24And he went with him; and a great multitude was following him, and thronging him.
25And a certain woman, who had a flow of blood twelve years,
26and had suffered much by many physicians, and spent all that she had, and was not at all benefited but rather grew worse,
27hearing of Jesus, came in the crowd behind, and touched his garment.
28For she said: If I touch even his garments, I shall be made whole.
29And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she perceived in her body that she was healed of that plague.
30And immediately Jesus, perceiving in himself that power had gone forth from him, turned about in the crowd, and said: Who touched my garments?
31And his disciples said to him: Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou: Who touched me?
32And he looked around to see her who had done this.
33But the woman, fearing and trembling, knowing what was done to her, came and fell down before him, and told him all the truth.
34And he said to her: Daughter, thy faith has made thee whole; go in peace, and be healed of thy plague.
35While he was yet speaking, they come from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying: Thy daughter is dead; why troublest thou the Teacher any further?
36And Jesus, overhearing the word that was spoken, says to the ruler of the synagogue: Be not afraid; only believe.
37And he suffered no one to follow with him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.
38And they come to the house of the ruler of the synagogue; and he sees a tumult, and those who wept and wailed greatly.
39And entering in, he says to them: Why do ye make a tumult, and weep? The child is not dead, but is sleeping.
40And they laughed him to scorn. But he, putting them all out, takes the father of the child, and the mother, and those who were with him, and enters in where the child was.
41And taking the hand of the child, he says to her: Talitha kumi; which is interpreted, Damsel, I say to thee, arise.
42And straightway the damsel arose, and walked; for she was of the age of twelve years. And they were astonished with a great astonishment.
43And he charged them strictly that no one should know this. And he commanded that something should be given her to eat.