if the disciple fare as well as his master, and the servant as his lord, is not that sufficient? if they style the master of the house Beelzebub, much more will they call his domestics so.
Some Scribes, who were come from Jerusalem, said, he is confederate with Beelzebub, the prince of the demons enables him to dispossess demons.
but the Pharisees said, he casteth out devils by the authority of the prince of the devils.
but the Pharisees upon hearing this said, he exorcizes devils, by virtue only of Beelzebub the prince of the devils.
for what do ye attempt to kill me? the people answered, saying, you are mad: who attempts to kill you?
The Jews answered, and said to him, are we not in the right to say, that you are a Samaritan, and are really mad?
upon this said the Jews to him, now we plainly perceive you are mad. Abraham is dead, and the prophets too; and yet you say, if a man observes your doctrine, he shall never die.