The Pharisees Rebuked

22 1Then a 2demon-possessed man who was blind and mute was brought to Jesus, and He healed him, so that the mute man spoke and saw.

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23 All the crowds were amazed, and were saying, "This man cannot be the 3Son of David, can he?"

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24 But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "This man 4casts out demons only * * by Beelzebul the ruler of the demons."

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    • w 12:24 - Or "Beezebul;" i.e. ruler of demons
      25 5And 6knowing their thoughts Jesus said to them, "Any kingdom divided against itself is laid waste; and any city or house divided against itself will not stand.

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          26 "If 7Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then will his kingdom stand?

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          27 "If I 8by Beelzebul cast out demons, 9by whom do your sons cast them out? For this * reason * they will be your judges.

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          28 "But 10if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.

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          29 "Or how can anyone enter the strong man's house and carry off his property, unless * he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house.

          The Unpardonable Sin

          30 "11He who is not with Me is against Me; and he who does not gather with Me scatters.

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          31 "12Therefore * I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven.

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          32 "13Whoever * speaks a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him; but whoever * speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, either in 14this age or in the age to come.

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