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Mark 3:20-35 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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20 and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat. 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.
21 When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, "He has gone out of his mind." 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, "He is out of his mind."
22 And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebul, and by the ruler of the demons he casts out demons." 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, "He is possessed by Beelzebub ! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons."
23 And he called them to him, and spoke to them in parables, "How can Satan cast out Satan? 23 So Jesus called them and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
25 And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
26 And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but his end has come. 26 And if Satan opposes himself and is divided, he cannot stand; his end has come.
27 But no one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his property without first tying up the strong man; then indeed the house can be plundered. 27 In fact, no one can enter a strong man's house and carry off his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can rob his house.
28 "Truly I tell you, people will be forgiven for their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter; 28 I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them.
29 but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit can never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin"— 29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; he is guilty of an eternal sin."
30 for they had said, "He has an unclean spirit." 30 He said this because they were saying, "He has an evil spirit."
31 Then his mother and his brothers came; and standing outside, they sent to him and called him. 31 Then Jesus' mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him.
32 A crowd was sitting around him; and they said to him, "Your mother and your brothers and sisters are outside, asking for you." 32 A crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, "Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you."
33 And he replied, "Who are my mother and my brothers?" 33 "Who are my mother and my brothers?" he asked.
34 And looking at those who sat around him, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers! 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!
35 Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother." 35 Whoever does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."