Mark 3:15-25 NIV

15 and to have authority to drive out demons.1

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16 These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter);2

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17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder);
18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot
19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.

Jesus and Beelzebub

3:23-27pp -- Mt 12:25-29; Lk 11:17-22

20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered,3 so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.4

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      21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, "He is out of his mind."5

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      22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem6 said, "He is possessed by Beelzebuba !7 By the prince of demons he is driving out demons."8

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        • c 3:22 - Greek "Beezeboul" or "Beelzeboul"
          23 So Jesus called them and spoke to them in parables:9 "How can Satan10 drive out Satan?

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          24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
          25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.