The multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
When his friends heard it, they went out to seize him: for they said, "He is insane."
The Sofrim who came down from Yerushalayim said, "He has Ba`al-Zibbul," and, "By the prince of the demons he casts out the demons."
He summoned them, and said to them in parables, "How can Hasatan cast out Hasatan?
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
If Hasatan has risen up against himself, and is divided, he can't stand, but has an end.
But no one can enter into the house of the strong man to plunder, unless he first binds the strong man; and then he will plunder his house.
Most assuredly I tell you, all their sins will be forgiven to the sons of men, and their blasphemies with which they may blaspheme;
but whoever may blaspheme against the Ruach HaKodesh never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin"
-- because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."
His mother and his brothers came, and standing outside, they sent to him, calling him.
A multitude was sitting around him, and they told him, "Behold, your mother, your brothers, and your sisters are outside looking for you."
He answered them, "Who are my mother and my brothers?"
Looking around at those who sat around him, he said, "Behold, my mother and my brothers!
For whoever may do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother."