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Luke 8:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they entreated him that he would not command them to depart into the abyss.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They were imploring Him not to command them to go away into the abyss.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they besought him, that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they besought him that he would not command them to go away into the bottomless pit.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they were beseeching him that he would not order them, into the abyss, to depart.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he was calling on him, that he may not command them to go away to the abyss,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they besought him that he would not command them to go into the abyss.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they besought him, that he would not command them to goe out into the deepe.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And they besought from him that he would not cast them out to go into the abyss.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And they besought him, not to command them to depart into the abyss.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
they besought 3870
{3870} Prime
παρακαλέω
parakaleo
{par-ak-al-eh'-o}
From G3844 and G2564; to call near, that is, invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation).
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
z5625
<5625> Grammar
Synonym Strong's Number

The Greek word has more than one possible Strong's number.
him 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
that y3363
[3363] Standard
ἵνα με
hina me
{hin'-ah may}
That is, G2443 and G3361; in order (or so) that not.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
x2443
(2443) Complement
ἵνα
hina
{hin'-ah}
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
he would y2004
[2004] Standard
ἐπιτάσσω
epitasso
{ep-ee-tas'-so}
From G1909 and G5021; to arrange upon, that is, order.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
not y3363
[3363] Standard
ἵνα με
hina me
{hin'-ah may}
That is, G2443 and G3361; in order (or so) that not.
x3361
(3361) Complement
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
command 2004
{2004} Prime
ἐπιτάσσω
epitasso
{ep-ee-tas'-so}
From G1909 and G5021; to arrange upon, that is, order.
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
them 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
to go out 565
{0565} Prime
ἀπέρχομαι
aperchomai
{ap-erkh'-om-ahee}
From G0575 and G2064; to go off (that is, depart), aside (that is, apart) or behind (that is, follow), literally or figuratively.
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
into 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
deep. 12
{0012} Prime
ἄβυσσος
abussos
{ab'-us-sos}
From G0001 (as a negative particle) and a variation of G1037; depthless, that is, (specifically), (infernal) 'abyss'.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 8:26-39.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 8:22-39.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 8:31

The abyss — That is, the bottomless pit.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
they:

Luke 8:28 When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, [thou] Son of God most high? I beseech thee, torment me not.
Job 1:11 But put forth thine hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will curse thee to thy face.
Job 2:5 But put forth thine hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face.
Philippians 2:10-11 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of [things] in heaven, and [things] in earth, and [things] under the earth; ... And [that] every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ [is] Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

the deep:
"The abyss," says Dr. Doddridge, "the prison in which many of these fallen spirits are detained; and to which some, who may, like these, have been permitted for a while to range at large, are sometimes by Divine justice and power remanded."
Matthew 25:41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
Revelation 9:2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.
Revelation 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.
Revelation 20:2-3 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, ... And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
Revelation 20:14-15 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. ... And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
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