Mark 5:8 Commentary - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments
8. For he said That is, our Lord had said so. The demon’s cry of terror of coming torment was in consequence of the Lord’s previous order to depart out of the man. Unclean spirit Some spirits may be specially spiteful, and some unclean or sensual.
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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).