Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, "He is possessed by Beelzebul," and "He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons."

King James Version

And the scribes which came down from Jerusalem said, He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the devils casteth he out devils.

Holman Bible

The scribes who had come down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebul in Him!" and, "He drives out demons by the ruler of the demons!"

International Standard Version

The scribes who had come down from Jerusalem kept repeating, "He has Beelzebul," and, "He drives out demons by the ruler of demons."

A Conservative Version

And the scholars who came down from Jerusalem said, He has Beelzebub, and, By the ruler of the demons he casts out the demons.

American Standard Version

And the scribes that came down from Jerusalem said, He hath Beelzebub, and, By the prince of the demons casteth he out the demons.

Amplified

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, He is possessed by Beelzebub, and, By [the help of] the prince of demons He is casting out demons.

An Understandable Version

And the experts in the law of Moses who had come down from Jerusalem were saying [Note: This followed the incident of Jesus healing a man with an evil spirit. See Matt. 12:22-28], "He has Beelzebub [in him]," and "He is driving out evil spirits by [the power of] the chief of evil spirits."

Anderson New Testament

And the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem said: He has Beelzebul; and by the prince of the demons he casts out the demons.

Bible in Basic English

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem, said, He has Beelzebub, and, By the ruler of evil spirits he sends evil spirits out of men.

Common New Testament

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He is possessed by Beelzebub, and by the prince of demons he casts out the demons."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Some Scribes, who were come from Jerusalem, said, he is confederate with Beelzebub, the prince of the demons enables him to dispossess demons.

Darby Translation

And the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem said, He has Beelzebub, and, By the prince of the demons he casts out demons.

Godbey New Testament

And the scribes having come down from Jerusalem were saving, He has Beelzebul and He is casting out the demons through the prince of the demons.

Goodspeed New Testament

And the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem said that he was possessed by Beelzebub and drove out demons by the help of the prince of demons.

John Wesley New Testament

But the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem said, He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the devils casteth he out devils.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem said that he had Beelzebub and that by the prince of the devils he cast out devils.

Julia Smith Translation

And the scribes, they having come down from Jerusalem, said, That he has Beelzeboul, and that by the ruler of demons he casts out demons.

King James 2000

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, He has Beelzebub, and by the prince of the demons casts he out demons.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem were saying, "He is possessed by Beelzebul!" and "By the ruler of the demons he expels the demons!"

Modern King James verseion

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, He has Beelzebub, and He casts out demons by the ruler of the demons.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the scribes, which came from Jerusalem, said, "He hath Beelzebub, and by the power of the chief devil, casteth out devils."

Moffatt New Testament

But the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebul," and "It is by the prince of daemons that he casts out daemons."

Montgomery New Testament

The Scribes also who had come down from Jerusalem, said, "He is Beelzebub," and, "He casts out demons by the power of the Prince of the demons."

NET Bible

The experts in the law who came down from Jerusalem said, "He is possessed by Beelzebul," and, "By the ruler of demons he casts out demons."

New Heart English Bible

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebul," and, "By the prince of the demons he casts out the demons."

Noyes New Testament

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, He hath Beelzebul; and, He casteth out the demons through the prince of the demons.

Sawyer New Testament

And the scribes coming down from Jerusalem said, He has Beelzebul, and casts out demons by the ruler of demons.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the Scribes who from Jerusalem had come down, were saying - He hath, Beelzebul; and - In the ruler of the demons, casteth he out the demons.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem, said, He hath Beelzebub, and by this prince of the devils doth he cast out devils.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And the Teachers of the Law, who had come down from Jerusalem, said: "He has Baal-zebub in him, and he drives the demons out by the help of Baal-zebub, their chief."

Webster

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem, said, He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the demons he casteth out demons.

Weymouth New Testament

The Scribes, too, who had come down from Jerusalem said, "He has Baal-zebul in him; and it is by the power of the Prince of the demons that he expels the demons."

Williams New Testament

And the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem kept saying, "He is under the spell of Beelzebub and by the help of the prince of the demons He drives out the demons."

World English Bible

The scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebul," and, "By the prince of the demons he casts out the demons."

Worrell New Testament

And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He hath Beelzebub, and by the ruler of the demons casteth out the demons."

Worsley New Testament

And the scribes that came down from Jerusalem said, He is in league with Beelzebub, and casts out demons by the help of the prince of demons.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the scribes who are from Jerusalem having come down, said -- 'He hath Beelzeboul,' and -- 'By the ruler of the demons he doth cast out the demons.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the scribes
γραμματεύς 
Grammateus 
Usage: 49


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Ἱεροσόλυμα 
Hierosoluma 
Usage: 54

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

He hath
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

Βεελζεβούλ 
Beelzeboul 
Usage: 3

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the prince
ἄρχων 
Archon 
Usage: 32

of the devils
δαιμόνιον 
Daimonion 
Usage: 46

ἐκβάλλω 
Ekballo 
Usage: 43

Context Readings

A House Divided Cannot Stand

21 When His own people heard of this, they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, "He has lost His senses." 22 The scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, "He is possessed by Beelzebul," and "He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons." 23 And He called them to Himself and began speaking to them in parables, "How can Satan cast out Satan?


Cross References

Matthew 9:34

But the Pharisees were saying, "He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons."

Matthew 10:25

"It is enough for the disciple that he 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 malign the members of his household!

Matthew 15:1

Then some Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said,

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "This man casts out demons only by Beelzebul the ruler of the demons."

John 7:20

The crowd answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You?"

Mark 7:1

The Pharisees and some of the scribes gathered around Him when they had come from Jerusalem,

Luke 11:15

But some of them said, "He casts out demons by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons."

John 8:48

The Jews answered and said to Him, "Do we not say rightly that You are a Samaritan and have a demon?"

John 8:52

The Jews said to Him, "Now we know that You have a demon Abraham died, and the prophets also; and You say, 'If anyone keeps My word, he will never taste of death.'

Psalm 22:6

But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people.

Matthew 11:18

"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

Luke 5:17

One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present for Him to perform healing.

John 10:22

At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place at Jerusalem;

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