Don’t give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs,(A) or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces.

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30 Now a long way off from them, a large herd of pigs was feeding. 31 “If You drive us out,” the demons begged Him, “send us into the herd of pigs.”

32 “Go!” He told them. So when they had come out, they entered the pigs. And suddenly the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the water.

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32 A large herd of pigs was there, feeding on the hillside. The demons begged Him to permit them to enter the pigs, and He gave them permission. 33 The demons came out of the man and entered the pigs, and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and drowned.

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15 Then he went to work for[a] one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs.(A) 16 He longed to eat his fill from[b] the carob pods[c] the pigs were eating, but no one would give him any.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 15:15 Lit went and joined with
  2. Luke 15:16 Other mss read to fill his stomach with
  3. Luke 15:16 Seed casings of a tree used as food for cattle, pigs, and sometimes the poor

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