Mark 5:6 Commentary - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments
6. Saw Jesus… ran A traveller not far from this region describes a similar scene near Lebanon: “The silence of night was now broken by fierce yells and howlings, which I discovered proceeded from a naked maniac, who was fighting with some wild dogs for a bone. The moment he perceived me he left his canine comrades, and, bounding along with rapid strides, seized my horse’s bridle, and almost forced him backward over the cliff.” Warburton’s ‘Crescent and the Cross.’
Worshipped him The spirit recognized with a supernatural discernment our Lord’s superior nature, and did him a reverence.
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Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments
Daniel D. Whedon (1808-1885) was a prominent university professor, theologian, and author. He served as Professor of Ancient Languages at Wesleyan University in Connecticut; as Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Michigan; and as editor of the Methodist Quarterly Review from 1856 to1884. He authored numerous books including Commentary on the New Testament (New York: Carlton & Porter, 1860); Commentary on the Old Testament (New York: Nelson & Phillips, 1873); What is Arminianism? (Toronto: W. Briggs, 1879); and Essays, Reviews, and Discourses (New York: Phillips & Hunt, 1887).