9:18 Whenever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams at the mouth, grinds his teeth, and becomes rigid. I asked your disciples to cast it out, but 1 they were not able to do so.” 2
9:26 It shrieked, threw him into terrible convulsions, and came out. The boy 3 looked so much like a corpse that many said, “He is dead!”
1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “but” to indicate the contrast present in this context.
2 tn The words “to do so” are not in the Greek text, but have been supplied for clarity and stylistic reasons.
3 tn Grk “he”; the referent (the boy) has been specified in the translation for clarity. Because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, a new sentence was started here in the translation.