Exorcism of Legion

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The Exorcism of Legion is a story from the Gospel of Mark. It was later modified and retold in the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke. In the story, Jesus confronts a man possessed by demons, and the demons fear Jesus and ask to be allowed to possess pigs, which Jesus allows. The pig then drown themselves.

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Early Epistles (50-66 CE)

There is no mention of this story in any of the early epistles.

Gospel of Mark (66-70 CE)

Gospel of Matthew (80-90 CE)

Gospel of Luke (80-100 CE)

Gospel of John (90–110 CE)

Later Epistles (80+ CE)

There is no mention of this story in any of the later epistles.

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