Matthew 12:26
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New International Version
If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand?

New Living Translation
And if Satan is casting out Satan, he is divided and fighting against himself. His own kingdom will not survive.

English Standard Version
And if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?

Berean Study Bible
If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand?

Berean Literal Bible
And if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?

New American Standard Bible
"If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then will his kingdom stand?

King James Bible
And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?

International Standard Version
So if Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How, then, can his kingdom stand?

NET Bible
So if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?

New Heart English Bible
And if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if Satan casts out Satan, he has been divided against himself; how therefore will his Kingdom stand?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If Satan forces Satan out, he is divided against himself. How, then, can his kingdom last?

New American Standard 1977
“And if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then shall his kingdom stand?

Jubilee Bible 2000
and if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom remain?

King James 2000 Bible
And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand?

American King James Version
And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand?

American Standard Version
and if Satan casteth out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then shall his kingdom stand?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself: how then shall his kingdom stand?

Darby Bible Translation
And if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then shall his kingdom subsist?

English Revised Version
and if Satan casteth out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then shall his kingdom stand?

Webster's Bible Translation
And if Satan casteth out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then shall his kingdom stand?

Weymouth New Testament
And if Satan is expelling Satan, he has begun to make war on himself: how therefore shall his kingdom last?

World English Bible
If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?

Young's Literal Translation
and if the Adversary doth cast out the Adversary, against himself he was divided, how then doth his kingdom stand?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:22-30 A soul under Satan's power, and led captive by him, is blind in the things of God, and dumb at the throne of grace; sees nothing, and says nothing to the purpose. Satan blinds the eyes by unbelief, and seals up the lips from prayer. The more people magnified Christ, the more desirous the Pharisees were to vilify him. It was evident that if Satan aided Jesus in casting out devils, the kingdom of hell was divided against itself; how then could it stand! And if they said that Jesus cast out devils by the prince of the devils, they could not prove that their children cast them out by any other power. There are two great interests in the world; and when unclean spirits are cast out by the Holy Spirit, in the conversion of sinners to a life of faith and obedience, the kingdom of God is come unto us. All who do not aid or rejoice in such a change are against Christ.
Study Bible
A House Divided
25Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. 26If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand? 27And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons drive them out? So then, they will be your judges.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:10
"Away from me, Satan!" Jesus declared. "For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.'"

Matthew 9:34
But the Pharisees said, "It is by the prince of demons that He drives out demons."

Matthew 13:19
When anyone hears the message of the kingdom but does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the seed sown along the path.
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John 14:30 Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world …

John 16:11 Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

2 Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which …

Colossians 1:13 Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated …

1 John 5:19 And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

Revelation 9:11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless …

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, …

Revelation 16:10 And the fifth angel poured out his vial on the seat of the beast; …

Revelation 20:2,3 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, …

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