Demons, Nature Of

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Luke 10:17-18

And the seventy-two returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!" So he said to them, "I saw Satan falling like lightning from heaven.

Luke 8:29

For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. (For it had seized him many times, and he was bound with chains and shackles [and] was guarded, and breaking the bonds he would be driven by the demon into the deserted places.)

Mark 5:8-9

(For he was saying to him, "Come out of the man, unclean spirit!") And he was asking him "{What is your name}?" And he said to him, "My name [is] Legion, because we are many."

Matthew 12:24-30

But the Pharisees, [when they] heard [it], said, "This man does not expel demons except by Beelzebul the ruler of demons!" But knowing their thoughts, he said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. And if Satan expels Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?read more.
And if I expel demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons expel [them]? For this [reason] they will be your judges! But if I expel demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you! Or how can someone enter into the house of a strong [man] and steal his property, unless he first ties up the strong [man]? And then he can thoroughly plunder his house. The one who is not with me is against me, and the one who does not gather with me scatters.

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