Luke 11:14-23 CSB

A House Divided

14 Now He was driving out a demon that was mute.a When the demon came out, the man who had been mute, spoke, and the crowds were amazed.

References for Luke 11:14

    • n 11:14 - A demon that caused the man to be mute
      15 But some of them said, "He drives out demons by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons!"
      16 And others, as a test, were demanding of Him a sign from heaven.
      17 Knowing their thoughts, He told them: "Every kingdom divided against itself is headed for destruction, and a house divided against itself falls.
      18 If Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? For you say I drive out demons by Beelzebul.
      19 And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, who is it your sons b drive them out by? For this reason they will be your judges.

      References for Luke 11:19

        • o 11:19 - Your exorcists
          20 If I drive out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come to you.
          21 When a strong man, fully armed, guards his estate, his possessions are secure. c

          References for Luke 11:21

            • p 11:21 - Lit his possessions are in peace
              22 But when one stronger than he attacks and overpowers him, he takes from him all his weapons d, the armor and weapons of a foot soldier; Eph 6:11 , 13 he trusted in, and divides up his plunder.

              References for Luke 11:22

                  23 Anyone who is not with Me is against Me, and anyone who does not gather with Me scatters.