BINDING THE STRONG ONE AND

PLUNDERING HIS HOUSE

 

Matthew

Mark

Luke

Thomas

Matt 12:22-30

Mark 3:19-27

Luke 11:14-23

 

Thom 35

22. Then they brought to him a demoniac who was blind and mute; and he cured him, so that the one who had been mute could speak and see.
23. All the crowds were amazed and said, "Can this be the Son of David?"

 

 

 

 

24. But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, "It is only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons, that this fellow casts out the demons."
25. He knew what they were thinking and said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will stand.
26. If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then will his kingdom stand?
27. If I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your own exorcists cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.
28. But if it is by the Spirit of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come to you.


29. Or how can one enter a strong man's house and plunder his property, without first tying up the strong man? Then indeed the house can be plundered.
30. Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

 

 

Then he went home;
20. and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat.
21. When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, "He has gone out of his mind."
22. And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebul, and by the ruler of the demons he casts out demons."
23. And he called them to him, and spoke 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 will not be able to stand.
26. And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but his end has come.

 

 


 

27. But no one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his property without first tying up the strong man; then indeed the house can be plundered.

14. Now he was casting out a demon that was mute; when the demon had gone out, the one who had been mute spoke, and the crowds were amazed.

 

 

 

 

15. But some of them said, "He casts out demons by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons."
16. Others, to test him, kept demanding from him a sign from heaven.
17. But he knew what they were thinking and said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself becomes a desert, and house falls on house.
18. If Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand?-- for you say that I cast out the demons by Beelzebul.
19. Now if I cast out the demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your exorcists cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.
20. But if it is by the finger of God that I cast out the demons, then the kingdom of God has come to you.

21. When a strong man, fully armed, guards his castle, his property is safe.
22. But when one stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away his armor in which he trusted and divides his plunder.
23. Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jesus said:
35.1         "It is not possible for someone to enter the house of a strong (man)
         (and) take it by force unless he binds his hands.

35.2         Then he will loot his house."

 

 

 

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