22 And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, s "He has Beelzebub," and, "By the t ruler of the demons He casts out demons." 23 u So He called them to Himself and said to them in parables: "How can Satan cast out Satan? 24 "If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 25 "And if a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand. 26 "And if Satan has risen up against himself, and is divided, he cannot stand, but has an end. 27 v "No one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. And then he will plunder his house.
28 w "Assuredly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they may utter; 29 "but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation" - 30 because they x said, "He has an unclean spirit."New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.