Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.
But the Pharisees, hearing of it, said, This man only sends evil spirits out of men by Beelzebub, the ruler of evil spirits.
And Jesus said, What is your name? And he made answer, My name is Legion, because there are a great number of us.
Now when he came back from the dead early on the first day of the week, he went first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had sent out seven evil spirits.
For our fight is not against flesh and blood, but against authorities and powers, against the world-rulers of this dark night, against the spirits of evil in the heavens.
A curse is on you, scribes and Pharisees, false ones! for you go about land and sea to get one disciple and, having him, you make him twice as much a son of hell as yourselves.
Then he goes and gets seven other spirits more evil than himself, and they go in, and take their places there: and the last condition of that man is worse than the first.
As for those who at one time saw the light, tasting the good things from heaven, and having their part in the Holy Spirit,
For if we do evil on purpose after we have had the knowledge of what is true, there is no more offering for sins,
2 Peter 2:14
Having eyes full of evil desire, never having enough of sin; turning feeble souls out of the true way; they are children of cursing, whose hearts are well used to bitter envy;
1 John 5:16
If a man sees his brother doing a sin which is not bad enough for death, let him make a prayer to God, and God will give life to him whose sin was not bad enough for death. There is a sin whose punishment is death: I do not say that he may make such a request then.
But these men say evil about such things as they have no knowledge of; and the things of which they have natural knowledge, like beasts without reason, are the cause of their destruction.
But when the workmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is he who will one day be the owner of the property; come, let us put him to death and take his heritage.
Make full, then, the measure of your fathers.
For this reason the wisdom of God has said, I will send them prophets and teachers, and to some of them they will give death and cruel pains;
And when he got near and saw the town, he was overcome with weeping for it,
If I had not come and been their teacher they would have had no sin: but now they have no reason to give for their sin.
As it was said in the holy Writings, God gave them a spirit of sleep, eyes which might not see, and ears which have no hearing, to this day.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
Who put to death the Lord Jesus and the prophets, violently driving us out; who are unpleasing to God and against all men;
But later, they took back again the servants and the servant-girls whom they had let go free, and put them again under the yoke as servants and servant-girls.
And the rain came down and there was a rush of waters and the winds were driving against that house; and it came down and great was its fall.
And Jesus, talking to them again in stories, said: