Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The crowd answered, "You're possessed by a demon! Who is trying to kill you?"
The Judeans replied, "Aren't we correct in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"
But the Pharisees said, "By the ruler of demons he casts out demons."
It is enough for the disciple to become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house 'Beelzebul,' how much more will they defame the members of his household!
When his family heard this they went out to restrain him, for they said, "He is out of his mind."
As Paul was saying these things in his defense, Festus exclaimed loudly, "You have lost your mind, Paul! Your great learning is driving you insane!"
The officers replied, "No one ever spoke like this man!"
The one who belongs to God listens and responds to God's words. You don't listen and respond, because you don't belong to God."
They heaped insults on him, saying, "You are his disciple! We are disciples of Moses!
He was led away after an unjust trial -- but who even cared? Indeed, he was cut off from the land of the living; because of the rebellion of his own people he was wounded.
But just as Paul was about to speak, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of some crime or serious piece of villainy, I would have been justified in accepting the complaint of you Jews,
Rather they had several points of disagreement with him about their own religion and about a man named Jesus who was dead, whom Paul claimed to be alive.
So the king got up, and with him the governor and Bernice and those sitting with them,