The Gardarenes were descendants of the tribe of Gad. They chose to settle on the eastern side of the Sea of Galilee when the Israelite’s first entered the Promised Land.
The demons gave supernatural power to the man.
The Mosaic Law forbid the Jews to eat pork. Therefore, it was illegal for the Jews to raise swine.
“Decapolis” is a reference to the ten main cities in that area. It was common to hire professional mourners to weep over the death of a loved one.
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