Matthew 8:30

“And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there was a good way off from them, an heard of many swine, feeding.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now there was a herd of many swine feeding at a distance from them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now there was afar off from them a herd of many swine feeding.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now there was, some distance away, a great herd of pigs taking their food.
- Basic English Bible

Now there was, a great way off from them, a herd of many swine feeding;
- Darby Bible

And there was a good way off from them a herd of many swine, feeding.
- Webster's Bible

Now at some distance from them a vast herd of swine were feeding.
- Weymouth Bible

Now there was a herd of many pigs feeding far away from them.
- World English Bible

And not fer fro hem was a flocke of many swyne lesewynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

And there was far off from them a herd of many swine feeding,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 8:30


8:30 There was a herd of many swine - Which it was not lawful for the Jews to keep. Therefore our Lord both justly and mercifully permitted them to be destroyed.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 8:30


Mt 8:30 An herd of many swine. According to Mark, 2,000 (Mr 5:13). They were an unclean animal, kept probably by Jews in violation of the spirit of the Mosaic law; or, if by Gentiles, kept in violation of God's law for the land of Israel.

Discussion for Matthew 8:30

Bible Options