Matthew 12:25-29New American Standard Bible (NASB)
25 And knowing their thoughts Jesus said to them, “[a]Any kingdom divided against itself is laid waste; and [b]any city or house divided against itself will not stand.26 If Satan casts out Satan, he [c]is divided against himself; how then will his kingdom stand?27 If I by [d]Beelzebul cast out demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? For this reason they will be your judges.28 But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.29 Or how can anyone enter the strong man’s house and carry off his property, unless he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house.
17 But He knew their thoughts and said to them, “[a]Any kingdom divided against itself is laid waste; and a house divided against [b]itself falls.18 If Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? For you say that I cast out demons by Beelzebul.19 And if I by Beelzebul cast out demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? So they will be your judges.20 But if I cast out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.21 When [c]a strong man, fully armed, guards his own house, his possessions are [d]undisturbed.22 But when someone stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away from him all his armor on which he had relied and distributes his plunder.
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