And He came 1home, and the 2crowd gathered again, 3to such an extent that they could not even eat a meal.
When 4His own people heard of this, they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, "5He has lost His senses."
The scribes who came down 6from Jerusalem were saying, "He is possessed by 7Beelzebul," and "8He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons."
9And He called them to Himself and began speaking to them in 10parables, "How can 11Satan cast out Satan?
"If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
"If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.