And immediately as he left the boat, a man from the tombs, with an unclean spirit, met him ( Mark 5:2).
By the sixth miracle the man who used to live among the tombs is cured ( Mark 5:3).1 He was not bound in chains nor fetters, for no one could control him.
He was in the hills and among the tombs, shouting, and cutting himself with stones ( Mark 5:5).
He represents the most hopeless people of the gentiles,2 whom the Apostle describes in turn as proud,3 boastful,4 unclean, bloody, idolatrous, shameful, unfettered by either the law of nature or of God, or by any human fear.5
His name is Legion ( Mark 5:9), that is the ten thousand who fall at the Father's right hand which is Christ.6 The herd of pigs is consigned to this demon, for____________________