Gadara (Gad´uh-ruh; inhabitants: Gadarenes [gad´uh-reenz])

Tthe site (modern Umm Qeis) of Jesus’s healing a demoniac (Mark 5:1-10); one of the hellenized cities of the Decapolis in which Jesus is reported to have ministered (Matt 4:23-25; Mark 7:31). It lies about six miles southeast of the Sea of Galilee.

Mark 5:1-10

Jesus Heals the Gerasene Demoniac
1They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes.2And when he had stepped out of the boat, immediately ... View more

Matt 4:23-25

Jesus Ministers to Crowds of People
23Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing every ... View more

Mark 7:31

Jesus Cures a Deaf Man
31Then he returned from the region of Tyre, and went by way of Sidon towards the Sea of Galilee, in the region of the Decapolis.

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