And 6the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, 7"He is possessed by Beelzebul," and "by the prince of demons he casts out the demons."
238And he called them to him and said to them in parables, "How can Satan cast out Satan?24If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.25And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.26And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but is coming to an end.27But 9no one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. 10Then indeed he may plunder his house.2811"Truly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the children of man, and whatever blasphemies they utter,29but whoever 12blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin"--
for they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."
3113And his mother and his 14brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him.
And a crowd was sitting around him, and they said to him, "Your mother and your brothersa are outside, seeking you."
And he answered them, "Who are my mother and my brothers?"34
And 15looking about at those who sat around him, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!3516For whoever 17does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother."