For John did not come eating or drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon!’
For John the Baptist did not come eating bread or drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon!’
because they were saying, “He has an unclean spirit.”
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!”
But the Pharisees said, “He drives out demons by the ruler of the demons!”
When the Pharisees heard this, they said, “The man drives out demons only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons.”
And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, who is it your sons drive them out by? For this reason they will be your judges.
But some of them said, “He drives out demons by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons!”
It is enough for a disciple to become like his teacher and a slave like his master. If they called the head of the house ‘Beelzebul,’ how much more the members of his household!
“You have a demon!” the crowd responded. “Who wants to kill You?”
The Jews responded to Him, “Aren’t we right in saying that You’re a Samaritan and have a demon?”
Then the Jews said, “Now we know You have a demon. Abraham died and so did the prophets. You say, ‘If anyone keeps My word, he will never taste death—ever!’
Many of them were saying, “He has a demon and He’s crazy! Why do you listen to Him?”
“I do not have a demon,” Jesus answered. “On the contrary, I honor My Father and you dishonor Me.
Others were saying, “These aren’t the words of someone demon-possessed. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?”