Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He said, "Legion," for many demons had entered into him.

New American Standard Bible

And Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Legion"; for many demons had entered him.

King James Version

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.

Holman Bible

“What is your name?” Jesus asked him.“Legion,” he said—because many demons had entered him.

International Standard Version

Jesus asked the man, "What's your name?"

A Conservative Version

And Jesus demanded him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion, because many demons were entered into him.

American Standard Version

And Jesus asked him, What is thy name? And he said, Legion; for many demons were entered into him.

Amplified

Jesus then asked him, What is your name? And he answered, Legion; for many demons had entered him.

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he answered, " [My name is] 'Legion'" [Note: This word means a number consisting of between 5,000 and 6,000], for many evil spirits had entered the man.

Anderson New Testament

And Jesus asked him, saying: What is your name? He answered, Legion; for many demons had entered into him.

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said to him, What is your name? And he said, Legion; for a number of spirits had gone into him.

Common New Testament

Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Legion"; because many demons had entered him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

upon Jesus's saying to him, what is your name? he answer'd, legion, (for many demons were enter'd into him.)

Darby Translation

And Jesus asked him saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: for many demons had entered into him.

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus asked him saying, What is thy name? And he said Legion; because many demons entered into him.

Goodspeed New Testament

And Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He said, "Legion!" For many demons had gone into him.

John Wesley New Testament

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion; because many devils had entered into him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion, because many demons were entered into him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is the name to thee? And he said, Legion: for many demons came into him.

King James 2000

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is your name? And he said, Legion: because many demons were entered into him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Legion," because many demons had entered into him.

Modern King James verseion

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is your name? And he said, Legion; because many demons had entered into him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jesus asked him, saying, "What is thy name?" And he said, "Legion," because many devils were entered into him.

Moffatt New Testament

So Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "Legion," he said, for a number of daemons had entered him.

Montgomery New Testament

So Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he answered, "Legion" (for many demons had entered into him).

NET Bible

Jesus then asked him, "What is your name?" He said, "Legion," because many demons had entered him.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He said, "Legion," for many demons had entered into him.

Noyes New Testament

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion; because many demons had entered into him.

Sawyer New Testament

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is your name? And he said, Legion; because many demons had entered into him.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jesus questioned him - What name hast thou? And, he, said - Legion! because many demons had entered into him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? and he said, Legion: for many devils were entered into him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"What is your name?" Jesus asked. "Legion," he answered (for many demons had taken possession of him);

Webster

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many demons had entered into him.

Weymouth New Testament

"What is your name?" Jesus asked him. "Legion," he replied--because a great number of demons had entered into him;

Williams New Testament

So Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he answered, "Legion!" For many demons had gone into him.

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Legion," (because many demons entered into him).

Worsley New Testament

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? and he said, Legion: because many demons were entred into him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus questioned him, saying, 'What is thy name?' and he said, 'Legion,' (because many demons were entered into him,)

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἐπερωτάω 
Eperotao 
Usage: 55

him

Usage: 0

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

thy
σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

λεγεών 
Legeon 
Usage: 3

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

δαιμόνιον 
Daimonion 
Usage: 46

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

References

Context Readings

A Demon-Possessed Gerasene Healed

29 For Jesus was commanding the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For the unclean spirit had often seized the man. He was kept under guard, and bound with chains and fetters. Breaking the bands apart, he was driven by the demon into the desert. 30 Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He said, "Legion," for many demons had entered into him. 31 They begged him that he would not command them to go into the abyss.


Cross References

Matthew 26:53

Or do you think that I couldn't ask my Father, and he would even now send me more than twelve legions of angels?

Matthew 8:29

Behold, they cried out, saying, "What do we have to do with you, Jesus, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?"

Mark 5:9

He asked him, "What is your name?" He said to him, "My name is Legion, for we are many."

Mark 16:9

Now when he had risen early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.

Luke 8:2

and certain women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out;

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