'Swine' in the Bible
"Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor throw your pearls to the swine; otherwise they will trample them under their feet and then turn and attack you.
Now at some distance from them a vast herd of swine were feeding.
So the demons entreated Him. "If Thou drivest us out," they said, "send us into the herd of swine."
"Go," He replied. Then they came out from the men and went into the swine, whereupon the entire herd instantly rushed down the cliff into the Lake and perished in the water.
Feeding there, on the mountain slope, was a great herd of swine.
So they besought Jesus. "Send us to the swine," they said, "so that we may enter into them."
He gave them leave; and the foul spirits came out and entered into the swine, and the herd--about 2,000 in number--rushed headlong down the cliff into the Lake and were drowned in the Lake.
And those who had seen it told them the particulars of what had happened to the demoniac, and all about the swine.
Now there was a great herd of swine there feeding on the hill-side; and the demons begged Him to give them leave to go into them, and He gave them leave.
The demons came out of the man and left him, and entered into the swine; and the herd rushed violently over the cliff into the Lake and were drowned.
So he went and hired himself to one of the inhabitants of that country, who sent him on to his farm to tend swine;