Luke 8:31

“And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they besought him, that he would not command them to goe out into the deepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They were imploring Him not to command them to go away into the abyss.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they entreated him that he would not command them to depart into the abyss.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they made a request to him that he would not give them an order to go away into the deep.
- Basic English Bible

And they besought him that he would not command them to go away into the bottomless pit.
- Darby Bible

And they besought him, that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
- Webster's Bible

and they besought Him not to command them to be gone into the Bottomless Pit.
- Weymouth Bible

They begged him that he would not command them to go into the abyss.
- World English Bible

And thei preyden hym, that he schulde not comaunde hem, that thei schulden go in to helle.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he was calling on him, that he may not command them to go away to the abyss,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 8:31


8:31 The abyss - That is, the bottomless pit.


Discussion for Luke 8:31

  • When we cast out demons they should be cast into the abyss, bottomless pit...never to return again. God will deal with them in the end.

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