Parallel Verses

Amplified

[Jesus said this] because the scribes and Pharisees were [attributing His miracles to Satan by] saying, “He has an unclean spirit.”

New American Standard Bible

because they were saying, “He has an unclean spirit.”

King James Version

Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

Holman Bible

because they were saying, “He has an unclean spirit.”

International Standard Version

"because they had been saying, "He has an unclean spirit."

A Conservative Version

because they said, He has an unclean spirit.

American Standard Version

because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

An Understandable Version

Jesus said all this because these experts in the law of Moses had been saying, "He has an evil spirit in him."

Anderson New Testament

For they said: He has an unclean spirit.

Bible in Basic English

Because they said, He has an unclean spirit.

Common New Testament

because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."

Daniel Mace New Testament

this was in answer to their saying, he was influenc'd by an impure spirit.

Darby Translation

because they said, he has an unclean spirit.

Godbey New Testament

Because they were saying, He has an unclean spirit.

Goodspeed New Testament

This was because they said, "He is possessed by a foul spirit."

John Wesley New Testament

Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

For they said, He has an unclean spirit.

King James 2000

Because they said, He has an unclean spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."

Modern King James verseion

Because they said, He has an unclean spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Because they said, "He had an unclean spirit."

Moffatt New Testament

(This was because they said, "He has an unclean spirit.")

Montgomery New Testament

Because they kept saying, "He has an unclean spirit."

NET Bible

(because they said, "He has an unclean spirit").

New Heart English Bible

because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."

Noyes New Testament

Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

because they said, He has an impure spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

because they were saying - An impure spirit, he hath!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Because they said, he hath an unclean spirit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This was said in reply to the charge that he had a foul spirit in him.

Webster

Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

This was because they said, "He is possessed by a foul spirit."

Williams New Testament

He said so, because they kept saying, "He is under the spell of a foul spirit."

World English Bible

-- because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."

Worrell New Testament

because they said, 'He hath an unclean spirit.'"

Worsley New Testament

for they said, He hath an impure spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

because they said, 'He hath an unclean spirit.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

an unclean
ἀκάθαρτος 
Akathartos 
Usage: 27

References

Watsons

Sin

Context Readings

A House Divided Cannot Stand

29 but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit and His power [by attributing the miracles done by Me to Satan] never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an everlasting sin [a sin which is unforgivable in this present age as well as in the age to come]”— 30 [Jesus said this] because the scribes and Pharisees were [attributing His miracles to Satan by] saying, “He has an unclean spirit.” 31 Then His mother and His brothers arrived, and standing outside they sent word to Him and called for Him.


Cross References

Mark 3:22

The scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul (Satan),” and “He is driving out the demons by the [power of the] ruler of the demons.”

John 10:20

Many of them said, “He has a demon and He is mad [insane—He raves and rambles]. Why listen to Him?”

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