Matthew 12:45 NLT

45 Then the spirit finds seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they all enter the person and live there. And so that person is worse off than before. That will be the experience of this evil generation.”

Study tools for Matthew 12:45

  • a 12:7 - Hos 6:6 (Greek version).
  • b 12:8 - “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • c 12:21 - Isa 42:1-4 (Greek version for 42:4 ).
  • d 12:24 - Greek Beelzeboul; also in 12:27 . Other manuscripts read Beezeboul; Latin version reads Beelzebub.
  • e 12:42 - Greek The queen of the south.
  • f 12:43 - Greek unclean.
  • g 12:47 - Some manuscripts do not include verse 47. Compare Mark 3:32 and Luke 8:20 .