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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
And the whole multitude of the surrounding country of the Gerasenes asked Him to depart from them; because they were being constrained by great fear. And He, entering into a boat, returned.
and, coming, they besought them; and, leading them forth, they kept asking them to go away from the city.
And demons also came out from many, crying out, and saying, "Thou art the Son of God." And, rebuking them, He was not suffering them to speak, because they knew Him to be the Christ.
And, seeing Jesus, he, crying out, fell down before Him, and, with a loud voice, said, "What is there to me and to Thee, Jesus, Son of God Most High? I beg of Thee, do not torment me!"
and, behold, they cried out, saying, "What is there to us and to Thee, O Son of God? Didst Thou come here to torment us before the time?"
saying, "What is there to us and Thee, Jesus, Nazarene? didst Thou come to destroy us? I know Thee Who Thou art, the Holy One of God."
and, crying with a loud voice, he says, "What is there to me and Thee, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I adjure Thee by God, that Thou torment me not!"
You believe that God is one. You do well. The demons also believe, and shudder!
Since, therefore, the children have partaken of blood and flesh, He Himself also in like manner took part of the same; that, through death, He might bring to nought him who had the power of death, that is, the Devil;
1 John 3:8
He that commits sin is of the Devil; because the Devil sins from the beginning. To this end was the Son of God manifested, that He might destroy the works of the Devil.
And he seized the dragon, the old serpent, which is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,
And the evil spirit, answering, said to them, "Jesus I know, and Paul I understand; but who are ye?"