For He had already
been saying to him, 'Come out of the man, you unclean spirit!'
And He was asking him, 'What is your name?' And he *said to Him, 'My name is Legion, for we are many.'
And he begged Him earnestly not to send them out of the region.
Now there was a large herd of pigs feeding nearby on the mountain.
And the demons
begged Him, saying, 'Send us into the pigs so that we may enter them.'
gave them permission. And coming out, the unclean spirits entered the pigs; and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea, about two thousand of them;
and they were drowned in the sea.