So he [obeyed and] went away and began to publicly proclaim in Decapolis [the region of the ten Hellenistic cities] all the great things that Jesus had done for him; and all the people were astonished.
So the man left and began to ·tell [proclaim/preach to] the people in the ·Ten Towns [or Decapolis; C a league of ten cities east of Lake Galilee] about what Jesus had done for him. And everyone was amazed.
As Jesus was getting into the boat, the demon-delivered man begged to go along, but he wouldn’t let him. Jesus said, “Go home to your own people. Tell them your story—what the Master did, how he had mercy on you.” The man went back and began to preach in the Ten Towns area about what Jesus had done for him. He was the talk of the town.
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