Mark 5:15

“And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they come to Iesus, and see him that was possessed with the deuill, and had the Legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right minde: and they were afraid.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they come to Jesus, and behold him that was possessed with demons sitting, clothed and in his right mind, `even' him that had the legion: and they were afraid.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they came to Jesus, and saw the man in whom had been the evil spirits seated, clothed and with full use of his senses, and they were full of fear.
- Basic English Bible

And they come to Jesus, and they see the possessed of demons sitting [and] clothed and sensible, [him] that had had the legion: and they were afraid.
- Darby Bible

And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the demon, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
- Webster's Bible

and when they came to Jesus, they beheld the demoniac quietly seated, clothed and of sane mind--the man who had had the legion; and they were awe-stricken.
- Weymouth Bible

They came to Jesus, and saw him who had been possessed by demons sitting, clothed, and in his right mind, even him who had the legion; and they were afraid.
- World English Bible

And thei camen to Jhesu, and sayn hym that hadde be trauelid of the feend, syttynge clothid, and of hool mynde; and thei dredden.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they come unto Jesus, and see the demoniac, sitting, and clothed, and right-minded -- him having had the legion -- and they were afraid;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 5:15


5:15 And they were afraid - It is not improbable they might otherwise have offered some rudeness, if not violence.


Discussion for Mark 5:15

  • I believe that faith had a lot to do with what happened to the man with the demons . The people that were afraid didn 't have faith and thus were afraid because they thought that Jesus couldn 't have done that and thought bad things would happen to them.
  • Why is the present tense used for these verbs, come and see?

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