Matthew 8:28 Commentary - Abbott's Illustrated New TestamentVerse 28
Gergesenes; called by Mark 5:1 Gadarenes. It was a region on the eastern side of the lake, in which were two cities, Gergesa and Gadara.--Met him two. Mark 5:2 speaks of but one, having reference, probably, to the principal speaker. There is no contradiction; but impostors, in fabricating accounts, would have guarded against such a difference.--The tombs. The sepulchres of the Jews were generally at some distance from the city, among the mountains, and in solitudes.
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