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Mark 5:20

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5:20 So 1  he went away and began to proclaim in the Decapolis 2  what Jesus had done for him, 3  and all were amazed.

Mark 7:31

Context
Healing a Deaf Mute

7:31 Then 4  Jesus 5  went out again from the region of Tyre 6  and came through Sidon 7  to the Sea of Galilee in the region of the Decapolis. 8 

1 tn Grk “And.” Here καί (kai) has been translated as “So” to indicate the conclusion of the episode in the narrative.

2 sn The Decapolis refers to a league of towns (originally consisting of ten; the Greek name literally means “ten towns”) whose region (except for Scythopolis) lay across the Jordan River.

3 sn Note that the man could not separate what God had done from the one through whom God had done it (what Jesus had done for him). This man was called to witness to God’s goodness at home.

4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.

5 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

6 map For location see Map1 A2; Map2 G2; Map4 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.

7 map For location see Map1 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.

8 sn The Decapolis refers to a league of towns (originally consisting of ten; the Greek name literally means “ten towns”) whose region (except for Scythopolis) lay across the Jordan River.



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