Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And He was asking him, “What is your name?” And he *said to Him, “My name is Legion; for we are many.”

King James Version

And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.

Holman Bible

“What is your name?” He asked him.

“My name is Legion,” he answered Him, “because we are many.”

International Standard Version

Then Jesus asked him, "What's your name?"

A Conservative Version

And he demanded him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion, because we are many.

American Standard Version

And he asked him, What is thy name? And he saith unto him, My name is Legion; for we are many.

Amplified

He was asking him, “What is your name?” And he replied, “My name is Legion; for we are many.”

An Understandable Version

Then He asked [the evil spirit], "What is your name?" And he answered Him, "My name is 'Legion,' [Note: This word means a number consisting of between 5,000 and 6,000], for there are many of us [i.e., evil spirits]."

Anderson New Testament

And he asked him: What is your name? And he said to him: My name is Legion; for we are many.

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said, What is your name? And he made answer, My name is Legion, because there are a great number of us.

Common New Testament

Then Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he replied, "My name is Legion, for we are many."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and Jesus asked him, what is thy name? my name is legion, answered he: for we are many.

Darby Translation

And he asked him, What is thy name? And he says to him, Legion is my name, because we are many.

Godbey New Testament

And He asked him, What is thy name? And he says to Him, My name is Legion; because we are many.

Goodspeed New Testament

He asked him, "What is your name?" He said, "My name is Legion, for there are many of us."

John Wesley New Testament

And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered saying, My name is Legion; for we are many.

Julia Smith Translation

And he asked him, What the name to thee? And he answered, saying, My name, Legion: for we are many.

King James 2000

And he asked him, What is your name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he was asking him "{What is your name}?" And he said to him, "My name [is] Legion, because we are many."

Modern King James verseion

And He asked him, What is your name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion, for we are many.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he asked him, "What is thy name?" and he answered him, saying, "My name is Legion, for we are many."

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" "Legion," he said, "there is a host of us."

Montgomery New Testament

He continued asking him, "What is your mane?" "Legion is my name, for we are many."

NET Bible

Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" And he said, "My name is Legion, for we are many."

New Heart English Bible

And then he asked him, "What is your name?" He replied, "My name is Legion, for we are many."

Noyes New Testament

And he asked him, What is thy name? And he saith to him, Legion is my name; for we are many.

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

and he was questioning him - What is thy name? and he saith to him - Legion, is my name, because we are, many;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he interrogated him, What is thy name? and he replied, saying, Legion is my name; for we are many.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And he asked him: "What is your name?" "My name," he said, "is Legion, for there are many of us;"

Webster

And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.

Weymouth New Testament

Jesus also questioned him. "What is your name?" He said. "Legion," he replied, "for there are a host of us."

Williams New Testament

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

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

And He asked him, "What is your name?" And he says to Him, "My name is Legion, because we are many."

Worsley New Testament

And He asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he was questioning him, 'What is thy name?' and he answered, saying, 'Legion is my name, because we are many;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he asked
ἐπερωτάω 
Eperotao 
Usage: 55

him

Usage: 0

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

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

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

And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

My
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

is Legion
λεγεών 
Legeon 
Usage: 3

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Demon-Possessed Gerasene Healed

8 For He had been saying to him, “Come out of the man, you unclean spirit!” 9 And He was asking him, “What is your name?” And he *said to Him, “My name is Legion; for we are many.” 10 And he began to implore Him earnestly not to send them out of the country.


Cross References

Matthew 26:53

Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve legions of angels?

Luke 8:30

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

Matthew 12:45

Then it goes and takes along with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there; and the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. That is the way it will also be with this evil generation.”

Mark 5:15

They *came to Jesus and *observed the man who had been demon-possessed sitting down, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had had the “legion”; and they became frightened.

Luke 11:21-26

When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own house, his possessions are undisturbed.

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