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Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art; the Holy One of God.
Let us alone
Then all the people of the neighborhood of Gerasa asked him to go away from them, for they were terribly frightened. And he got into a boat and went back.
and came and conciliated them, and took them out of the jail, and begged them to leave the town.
And demons came out of many people, crying out, "You are the Son of God!" But he reproved them and forbade them to speak, because they knew he was the Christ.
When he saw Jesus he cried out and threw himself down before him, and said in a loud voice, "What do you want of me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg you not to torture me!"
And they suddenly screamed out, "What do you want of us, you Son of God? Have you come here before the appointed time to torture us?"
"What do you want of us, Jesus, you Nazarene? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are, you are God's holy One!"
and screamed out, "What do you want of me, Jesus, son of the Most High God? In God's name, I implore you, do not torture me."
Do you believe in one God? Very well! So do the demons, and they shudder.
Therefore since these children referred to have the same mortal nature, Jesus also shared it, like them, in order that by his death he might dethrone the lord of death, the devil,
1 John 3:8
Whoever commits sin is a child of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. This is why the Son of God appeared??o undo the devil's work.
He seized the dragon, the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,
But the evil spirit answered, "I know Jesus, and I know of Paul, but who are you?"