Where did the devils ask not to go? View all View original

This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


Out of the country

Mark 5:9-10 View context

And he asked him, What [is] thy name? And he answered, saying, My name [is] Legion: for we are many.

And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country.

Into the deep

Luke 8:30-31 View context

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.

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