And wherever he takes him, he tears him: and he foams, and gnashes with his teeth, and pines away: and I spoke to your disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not.
Treasury of Scripture
teareth him. or, dasheth him.
Mark 9:26 And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; so that many said, He is dead.
Matthew 15:22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried to him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord...
Luke 9:39 And, see, a spirit takes him, and he suddenly cries out; and it tears him that he foams again...
he foameth. As these symptoms accord very much with those of epileptic persons, some have ventured to assert that it was no real possession; but the evangelist expressly affirms that he had a 'dumb spirit' which tare him, that our Lord charged him to 'come out of him,' etc.
Mark 9:20 And they brought him to him: and when he saw him, straightway the spirit tare him; and he fell on the ground, and wallowed foaming.
Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
Job 16:9 He tears me in his wrath, who hates me: he gnashes on me with his teeth; my enemy sharpens his eyes on me.
Psalm 112:10 The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.
Matthew 8:12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Acts 7:54 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
Mark 9:28,29 And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out...
Mark 11:23 For truly I say to you, That whoever shall say to this mountain, Be you removed, and be you cast into the sea...
2 Kings 4:29-31 Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up your loins, and take my staff in your hand, and go your way: if you meet any man, salute him not...
Matthew 17:16,19-21 And I brought him to your disciples, and they could not cure him...
Luke 9:40 And I sought your disciples to cast him out; and they could not.
ContextJesus Heals a Boy with An Evil Spirit
14And when he came to his disciples, he saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes questioning with them. 15And straightway all the people, when they beheld him, were greatly amazed, and running to him saluted him. 16And he asked the scribes, What question you with them? 17And one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought to you my son, which has a dumb spirit; 18And wherever he takes him, he tears him: and he foams, and gnashes with his teeth, and pines away: and I spoke to your disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not. 19He answers him, and said, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him to me. 20And they brought him to him: and when he saw him, straightway the spirit tare him; and he fell on the ground, and wallowed foaming. 21And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this came to him? And he said, Of a child. 22And often it has cast him into the fire, and into the waters, to destroy him: but if you can do any thing, have compassion on us, and help us. 23Jesus said to him, If you can believe, all things are possible to him that believes. 24And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help you my unbelief. 25When Jesus saw that the people came running together, he rebuked the foul spirit, saying to him, You dumb and deaf spirit, I charge you, come out of him, and enter no more into him. 26And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; so that many said, He is dead. 27But Jesus took him by the hand, and lifted him up; and he arose. 28And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out? 29And he said to them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
and wheresoever it taketh him, it dasheth him down: and he foameth, and grindeth his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast it out; and they were not able.
Who, wheresoever he taketh him, dasheth him, and he foameth, and gnasheth with the teeth, and pineth away; and I spoke to thy disciples to cast him out, and they could not.
Darby Bible Translation
and wheresoever it seizes him it tears him, and he foams and gnashes his teeth, and he is withering away. And I spoke to thy disciples, that they might cast him out, and they could not.
King James Bible
And wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth him: and he foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not.
Young's Literal Translation
and wherever it doth seize him, it doth tear him, and he foameth, and gnasheth his teeth, and pineth away; and I spake to thy disciples that they may cast it out, and they were not able.'