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Ephesians 6:12
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

Psalm 106:37
Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to devils,

Matthew 8:16
When the even was come, they brought to him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick:

Mark 9:17-29
And one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought to you my son, which has a dumb spirit;

Matthew 8:28
And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.

Smith's Bible Dictionary

In the Gospels generally, in (James 2:19) and in Reve 16:14 The demons are spoken of as spiritual beings, at enmity with God, and having power to afflict man not only with disease, but, as is marked by the frequent epithet "un-clean," with spiritual pollution also. They "believe" the power of God "and tremble," (James 2:19) they recognized the Lord as the Son of God, (Matthew 8:29; Luke 4:41) and acknowledged the power of his name, used in exorcism. In the place of the name of Jehovah, by his appointed messengers, (Acts 19:15) and looked forward in terror to the judgment to come. (Matthew 8:29) The description is precisely that of a nature akin to the angelic in knowledge and powers, but with the emphatic addition of the idea of positive and active wickedness.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and deities in pagan mythology.

2. (n.) One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates.

3. (n.) An evil spirit; a devil.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

dem'-mon, de-mo'-ni-ak, de-mon-ol'-o-ji (daimonion, earlier form daimon = pneuma akatharton, poneron, "demon," "unclean or evil spirit," incorrectly rendered "devil" in the King James Version):

I. Definition.

The word daimon or daimonion seems originally to have had two closely related meanings; a deity, and a spirit, superhuman but not supernatural. In the former sense the term occurs in the Septuagint translation of Deuteronomy 32:17 Psalm 106:37 Acts 17:18. The second of these meanings, which involves a general reference to vaguely conceived personal beings akin to men and yet belonging to the unseen realm, leads to the application of the term to the peculiar and restricted class of beings designated "demons" in the New Testament.

II. The Origin of Biblical Demonology.

An interesting scheme of development has been suggested (by Baudissin and others) in which Biblical demonism is brought through polytheism into connection with primitive animism.

1. The Evolutionary Theory:

A simple criticism of this theory, which is now the ascendant, will serve fittingly to introduce what should be said specifically concerning Biblical demonology.

(1) Animism, which is one branch of that general primitive view of things which is designated as spiritism, is theory that all Nature is alive (see Ladd, Phil. Rel., I, 89) and that all natural processes are due to the operation of living wills.

(2) Polytheism is supposed to be the outcome of animism. The vaguely conceived spirits of the earlier conception are advanced to the position of deities with names, fixed characters and specific functions, organized into a pantheon.

(3) Biblical demonology is supposed to be due to the solvent of monotheism upon contemporary polytheism. The Hebrews were brought into contact with surrounding nations, especially during the Persian, Babylonian and Greek periods, and monotheism made room for heathenism by reducing its deities to the dimension of demons. They are not denied all objective reality, but are denied the dignity and prerogatives of deity.

2. Objections to the Theory:

The objections to this ingenious theory are too many and too serious to be overcome.

(1) The genetic connection between animism and polytheism is not clear. In fact, the specific religious character of animism is altogether problematical. It belongs to the category of primitive philosophy rather than of religion. It is difficult to trace the process by which spirits unnamed and with characteristics of the vaguest become deities-especially is it difficult to understand how certain spirits only are advanced to the standing of deities. More serious still, polytheism and animism have coexisted without close combination or real assimilation (see Sayce, Babylonia and Assyria, 232; Rogers, Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, 75) for a long course of history. It looks as if animism and polytheism had a different raison d'etre, origin and development. It is, at least, unsafe to construct a theory on the basis of so insecure a connection.

(2) The interpretation of heathen deities as demons by no means indicates that polytheism is the source of Biblical demonology. On general principles, it seems far more likely that the category of demons was already familiar, and that connection with polytheism brought about an extension of its application. A glance at the Old Testament will show how comparatively slight and unimportant has been the bearing of heathen polytheism upon Biblical thought. The demonology of the Old Testament is confined to the following passages: Leviticus 16:21, 22; Leviticus 17:7 Isaiah 13:21; Isaiah 34:13 Deuteronomy 32:17 Psalm 106:37 (elsewhere commented upon; see COMMUNION WITH DEMONS). Gesenius well says of Leviticus 16:21 that it is "vexed with the numerous conjectures of interpreters." If the prevalent modern view is accepted we find in it an actual meeting-point of popular superstition and the religion of Yahweh (see AZAZEL). According to Driver (HDB, I, 207), this item in the Levitical ritual "was intended as a symbolical declaration that the land and the people are now purged from guilt, their sins being handed over to the evil spirit to whom they are held to belong, and whose home is in the desolate wilderness remote from human habitations (verse 22, into a land cut off)." A more striking instance could scarcely be sought of the way in which the religion of Yahweh kept the popular spiritism at a safe distance. Leviticus 17:7 (see COMMUNION WITH DEMONS) refers to participation in the rites of heathen worship. The two passages- Isaiah 13:20, 21; Isaiah 34:13, 14 -are poetical and really imply nothing as to the writer's own belief. Creatures both seen and unseen supposed to inhabit places deserted of man are used, as any poet might use them, to furnish the details for a vivid word-picture of uninhabited solitude. Genesis 3:1-19) has any connection with demonology (see HDB, I, 590 note), and the suggestion of Whitehouse that the mention of satyrs and night-monsters of current mythology with such creatures as jackals, etc., implies "that demons were held to reside more or less in all these animal denizens of the ruined solitude" is clearly fanciful. It is almost startling to find that all that can possibly be affirmed of demonology in the Old Testament is confined to a small group of passages which are either legal or poetical and which all furnish examples of the inhibiting power of high religious conceptions upon the minds of a naturally superstitious and imaginative people. Even if we add all the passages in which a real existence seems to be granted to heathen deities (e.g. Numbers 21:29 Isaiah 19:1, etc.) and interpret them in the extreme sense, we are still compelled to affirm that evidence is lacking to prove the influence of polytheism in the formation of the Biblical doctrine of demons.

(3) This theory breaks down in another still more vital particular. The demonology of the Bible is not of kin either with primitive animism or popular Sere demonism. In what follows we shall address ourselves to New Testament demonology-that of the Old Testament being a negligible quantity.

III. New Testament Demonology.

The most marked and significant fact of New Testament demonology is that it provides no materials for a discussion of the nature and characteristics of demons. Whitehouse says (HDB, I, 593) that New Testament demonology "is in all its broad characteristics the demonology of the contemporary Judaism stripped of its cruder and exaggerated features." How much short of the whole truth this statement comes will appear later, but as it stands it defines the specific direction of inquiry into the New Testament treatment of demons; namely, to explain its freedom from the crude and exaggerated features of popular demonism. The presence among New Testament writers of an influence curbing curiosity and restraining the imagination is of all things the most important for us to discover and emphasize. In four of its most vital features the New Testament attitude on this subject differs from all popular conceptions:

(a) in the absence of all imaginative details concerning demons;

(b) in the emphasis placed upon the moral character of demons and their connection with the ethical disorders of the human race; (c) in the absence of confidence in magical methods of any kind in dealing with demons;

(d) in its intense restrictions of the sphere of demoniacal operations.

A brief treatment under each of these heads will serve to present an ordered statement of the most important facts.

(a) In the New Testament we are told practically nothing about the origin, nature, characteristics or habits of demons. In a highly figurative passage (Matthew 12:43) our Lord speaks of demons as passing through "waterless places," and in the story of the Gadarene demoniac (Luke 8:31) the "abyss" is mentioned as the place of their ultimate detention. The method of their control over human beings is represented in two contrasted ways (compare Mark 1:23; Luke 4:33), indicating that there was no fixed mode of regarding it. With these three scant items our direct information ceases. We are compelled to infer from the effects given in the limited number of specific instances narrated. And it is worthy of more than passing mention that no theoretical discussion of demons occurs. The center of interest in the Gospels is the person of Jesus, the sufferers and the cures. Interest in the demons as such is absent. Certain passages seem to indicate that the demons were able to speak (see Mark 1:24, 26, 34 Luke 4:41, etc.), but comparing these statements with others (compare Mark 1:23 Luke 8:28) it is seen that no distinction is drawn between the cries of the tormented in the paroxysms of their complaint and the cries attributed to the demons themselves. In other particulars the representation is consistent. The demons belong to the unseen world, they are incapable of manifestation except in in the disorders which they cause-there are no materializations, no grotesque narratives of appearances and disappearances, no morbid dealing with repulsive details, no license of speculation in the narratives. In contrast with this reticence is not merely the demonology of primitive people, but also that of the non-canonical Jewish books. In the Book of Enoch demons are said to be fallen angels, while Josephus holds that they are the spirits of the wicked dead. In the rabbinical writings speculation has run riot in discussing the origin, nature and habits of demons. They are represented as the offspring of Adam and Eve in conjunction with male and female spirits, as being themselves sexed and capable of reproduction as well as performing all other physical functions. Details are given of their numbers, haunts and habits, of times and places where they are especially dangerous, and of ways and methods of breaking their power (see EXORCISM). Full sweep is also given to the imagination in descriptive narratives, oftentimes of the most morbid and unwholesome character, of their doings among men. After reading some of these narratives one can agree with Edersheim when he says, "Greater contrast could scarcely be conceived than between what we read in the New Testament and the views and practices mentioned in Rabbinic writings" (LTJM, II, 776).

(b) It is also clearly to be noted that while in its original application the term daimonion is morally indifferent, in New Testament usage the demon is invariably an ethically evil being. This differentiates the New Testament treatment from extra-canonical Jewish writings. In the New Testament demons belong to the kingdom of Satan whose power it is the mission of Christ to destroy. It deepens and intensifies its representations of the earnestness of human life and its moral issues by extending the sphere of moral struggle to the invisible world. It clearly teaches that the power of Christ extends to the world of evil spirits and that faith in Him is adequate protection against any evils to which men may be exposed. (For significance of this point see Plummer, Luke (ICC), 132-33.)

(c) The New Testament demonology differs from all others by its negation of the power of magic rites to deliver from the affliction. Magic which is clearly separable from religion at that specific point (see Gwatkin, Knowledge of God, I, 249) rests upon and is dependent upon spiritism. The ancient Babylonian incantation texts, forming a surprisingly large proportion of the extant documents, are addressed directly to the supposed activities and powers of demons. These beings, who are not trusted and prayed to in the sense in which deities are, command confidence and call forth prayer, are dealt with by magic rites and formulas (see Rogers, op. cit., 144). Even the Jewish non-canonical writings contain numerous forms of words and ceremonies for the expulsion of demons. In the New Testament there is no magic. The deliverance from a demon is a spiritual and ethical process (see EXORCISM).

(d) In the New Testament the range of activities attributed to demons is greatly restricted. According to Babylonian ideas: "These demons were everywhere; they lurked in every corner, watching for their prey. The city streets knew their malevolent presence, the rivers, the seas, the tops of mountains; they appeared sometimes as serpents gliding noiselessly upon their victims, as birds horrid of mien flying resistlessly to destroy or afflict, as beings in human forms, grotesque, malformed, awe-inspiring through their hideousness. To these demons all sorts of misfortune were ascribed-a toothache; a headache, a broken bone, a raging fever, an outburst of anger, of jealousy, of incomprehensible disease" (Rogers, op. cit., 145). In the extra-canonical Jewish sources the same exuberance of fancy appears in attributing all kinds of ills of mind and body to innumerable, swarming hosts of demons lying in wait for men and besieging them with attacks and ills of all descriptions. Of this affluence of morbid fancy there is no hint in the New Testament. A careful analysis of the instances will show the importance of this fact. There are, taking repetitions and all, about 80 references to demons in the New Testament. In 11 instances the distinction between demon-possession and diseases ordinarily caused is clearly made (Matthew 4:24; Matthew 8:16; Matthew 10:8 Mark 1:32, 34; Mark 6:13; Mark 16:17, 18 Luke 4:40, 41; Luke 9:1; Luke 13:32 Acts 19:12). The results of demon-possession are not exclusively mental or nervous (Matthew 9:32, 33; Matthew 12:22). They are distinctly and peculiarly mental in two instances only (Gadarene maniac, Matthew 8:28 and parallels, and Acts 19:13). Epilepsy is specified in one case only (Matthew 17:15). There is distinction made between demonized and epileptic, and demonized and lunatic (Matthew 4:24). There is distinction made between diseases caused by demons and the same disease not so caused (compare Matthew 12:22; Matthew 15:30). In most of the instances no specific symptoms are mentioned. In an equally large proportion, however, there are occasional fits of mental excitement often due to the presence and teaching of Christ.


A summary of the entire material leads to the conclusion that, in the New Testament cases of demon-possession, we have a specific type of disturbance, physical or mental, distinguishable not so much by its symptoms which were often of the most general character, as by its accompaniments. The aura, so to say, which surrounded the patient, served to distinguish his symptoms and to point out the special cause to which his suffering was attributed. Another unique feature of New Testament demonology should be emphasized. While this group of disorders is attributed to demons, the victims are treated as sick folk and are healed. The whole atmosphere surrounding the narrative of these incidents is calm, lofty and pervaded with the spirit of Christ. When one remembers the manifold cruelties inspired by the unreasoning fear of demons, which make the annals of savage medicine a nightmare of unimaginable horrors, we cannot but feel the worldwide difference between the Biblical narratives and all others, both of ancient and modern times, with which we are acquainted. Every feature of the New Testament narratives points to the conclusion that in them we have trustworthy reports of actual cures. This is more important for New Testament faith than any other conclusion could possibly be.

It is also evident that Jesus treated these cases of invaded personality, of bondage of depression, of helpless fear, as due to a real superhuman cause, to meet and overcome which He addressed Himself. The most distinctive and important words we have upon this obscure and difficult subject, upon which we know far too little to speak with any assurance or authority, are these: "This kind can come out by nothing, save by prayer" (Mark 9:29).


(1) The most accessible statement of Baudissin's theory is in Whitehouse's article "Demons," etc., in Hastings, Dictionary of the Bible (five volumes).

(2) For extra-canonical Jewish ideas use Lange, Apocrypha, 118, 134; Edersheim, LTJM, Appendices XIII, XVI.

(3) For spirit-lore in general see Ladd, Phil. Rel., index under the word, and standard books on Anthropology and Philosophy of Religion under Spiritism.

(4) For Babylonian demonology see summary in Rogers, Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, 144.

Louis Matthews Sweet

1140. daimonion -- an evil spirit, a demon
... an evil spirit, a demon. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: daimonion
Phonetic Spelling: (dahee-mon'-ee-on) Short Definition: an evil-spirit, demon ...
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1139. daimonizomai -- to be possessed by a demon
... to be possessed by a demon. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: daimonizomai Phonetic
Spelling: (dahee-mon-id'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I am demon ...
// - 7k

1142. daimon -- a demon
... a demon. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: daimon Phonetic Spelling:
(dah'-ee-mown) Short Definition: an evil-spirit, demon Definition: an evil ...
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1141. daimoniodes -- demon-like
... demon-like. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: daimoniodes Phonetic Spelling:
(dahee-mon-ee-o'-dace) Short Definition: demon-like Definition: demon-like ...
// - 7k

955. Beliar -- "lord of the forest," Beliar, a name of Satan
... Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Beliar Phonetic Spelling:
(bel-ee'-al) Short Definition: Beliar Definition: Belial, a demon, and in ...
// - 6k

4151. pneuma -- wind, spirit
... or figuratively, a spirit, ie (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital
principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine ...
// - 8k

1218. demos -- a district or country, the common people, esp. the ...
... people. From deo; the public (as bound together socially) -- people. see GREEK deo.
(demon) -- 2 Occurrences. (demos) -- 1 Occurrence. (demo) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
3917a. lilith -- a female night-demon
... 3917, 3917a. lilith. 3917b . a female night-demon. Transliteration:
lilith Short Definition: monster. Word Origin from the same ...
/hebrew/3917a.htm - 5k

7700. shed -- probably demon
... 7699b, 7700. shed. 7701 . probably demon. Transliteration: shed Phonetic
Spelling: (shade) Short Definition: demons. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/7700.htm - 5k

8163c. sair -- a satyr, demon
... 8163b, 8163c. sair. 8164 . a satyr, demon. Transliteration: sair Short
Definition: demons. Word Origin from the same as sear Definition ...
/hebrew/8163c.htm - 5k

3917. liyliyth -- a female night-demon
... 3916, 3917. liyliyth. 3917a . a female night-demon. Transliteration: liyliyth
Phonetic Spelling: (lee-leeth') Short Definition: owl. screech owl ...
/hebrew/3917.htm - 5k

2916. tit -- mud, mire, clay
... Perb. A demon. From tuw', through the idea of dirt to be swept away); mud or clay;
figuratively, calamity -- clay, dirt, mire. see HEBREW tuw'. 2915, 2916. ...
/hebrew/2916.htm - 6k


Whether a Demon who is Overcome by Man, is for this Reason ...
... OF THE ASSAULTS OF THE DEMONS (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether a demon who is overcome by
man, is for this reason hindered from making further assaults? ...
// theologica/whether a demon who is.htm

Unbelief the Demon's Stronghold.
... Chapter XI."Unbelief the Demon's Stronghold. ... For the soul being turned by faith,
as it were, into the nature of water, quenches the demon as a spark of fire. ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xi unbelief the demons stronghold.htm

Once a Demon Exceeding High Appeared with Pomp...
... Life of Antony. Section 40. Once a demon exceeding high appeared with
pomp? 40. Once a demon exceeding high appeared with pomp ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/life of antony section 40.htm

About the Demon that Dwelt in the Woman.
... the Heavens. About the Demon that Dwelt in the Woman. And the ... delivered thee.
And having thus said, the demon disappeared. And just ...
/.../unknown/acts of the holy apostle thomas/about the demon that dwelt.htm

"About the Same Time, a Cow which a Demon Harassed Met Martin as ...
... Dialogues of Sulpitius Severus. Chapter IX. "About the same time, a cow
which a demon harassed met Martin as he was? "About the ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter ix about the same.htm

That Even among their Own Worshippers the Name "Demon" Has Never a ...
... Book IX. Chapter 19."That Even Among Their Own Worshippers the Name "Demon"
Has Never a Good Signification. But as some of these ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 19 that even among their.htm

The Emperor Consulting an Oracle, the Demon Gives no Response ...
... Book III. Chapter XVIII."The Emperor consulting an Oracle, the Demon gives no
Response, being awed by the Nearness of Babylas the Martyr. ...
/.../chapter xviii the emperor consulting an.htm

Depravity Lies at the Bottom of Demon-Worship.
... Chapter XIX."Depravity Lies at the Bottom of Demon-Worship. But do you,
who have not the perception of these things, be instructed ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter xix depravity lies at the.htm

The Weakest Christian More Powerful than the Strongest Demon.
... Book IV. Chapter XXXIII."The Weakest Christian More Powerful Than the
Strongest Demon. "Is it, then, that we are of another and ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xxxiii the weakest christian more.htm

Heathen Worshippers under the Power of the Demon.
... Homily XI. Chapter XV."Heathen Worshippers Under the Power of the Demon.
"And why do ye take pleasure in these doings? Since the ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xv heathen worshippers under the.htm

Demon (26 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates.
3. (n.) An evil spirit; a devil. Int. ...DEMON; DEMONIAC; DEMONOLOGY. ...
/d/demon.htm - 32k

Demon-possessed (16 Occurrences)
Demon-possessed. Demonology, Demon-possessed. Demon-possession .
Multi-Version Concordance Demon-possessed (16 Occurrences). ...
/d/demon-possessed.htm - 10k

Demon-like (1 Occurrence)
Demon-like. Demonized, Demon-like. Demonology . Multi-Version
Concordance Demon-like (1 Occurrence). James 3:15 this ...
/d/demon-like.htm - 6k

Demon-possession (1 Occurrence)
Demon-possession. Demon-possessed, Demon-possession. Demons .
Multi-Version Concordance Demon-possession (1 Occurrence). ...
/d/demon-possession.htm - 6k

Possessed (100 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NIV). Matthew 9:32 As they went out, behold, a mute man who
was demon possessed was brought to him. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS NIV). ...
/p/possessed.htm - 37k

Mute (29 Occurrences)
... Matthew 9:32 As they went out, behold, a mute man who was demon possessed was brought
to him. ... Matthew 9:33 When the demon was cast out, the mute man spoke. ...
/m/mute.htm - 16k

... superstition, and its strange, single appearance in the Book of Isaiah, Professor
Rogers has this to say: "The lil, or ghost, was a night-demon of terrible and ...
/n/nightmonster.htm - 17k

... superstition, and its strange, single appearance in the Book of Isaiah, Professor
Rogers has this to say: "The lil, or ghost, was a night-demon of terrible and ...
/n/night-monster.htm - 17k

... come upon you." In Luke 9:1 the terms "authority" and "power" are used in such a
way as to show the belief of the evangelists that to cure demon-possession an ...
/e/exorcism.htm - 14k

Exclaimed (45 Occurrences)
... for the very winds and waves obey him!" (WEY). Matthew 9:33 When the demon was expelled,
the dumb man could speak. ... Luke 4:35 But Jesus rebuked the demon. ...
/e/exclaimed.htm - 19k

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Demon: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus
Demon (26 Occurrences)

Matthew 9:32
As they went out, behold, a mute man who was demon possessed was brought to him.

Matthew 9:33
When the demon was cast out, the mute man spoke. The multitudes marveled, saying, "Nothing like this has ever been seen in Israel!"

Matthew 11:18
For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say,'He has a demon.'

Matthew 12:22
Then one possessed by a demon, blind and mute, was brought to him and he healed him, so that the blind and mute man both spoke and saw.

Matthew 15:22
Behold, a Canaanite woman came out from those borders, and cried, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, you son of David! My daughter is severely demonized!"

Matthew 17:18
Jesus rebuked him, the demon went out of him, and the boy was cured from that hour.

Matthew 17:19
Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and asked Him, "Why could not we expel the demon?"

Mark 5:15
They came to Jesus, and saw him who had been possessed by demons sitting, clothed, and in his right mind, even him who had the legion; and they were afraid.

Mark 5:16
Those who saw it declared to them how it happened to him who was possessed by demons, and about the pigs.

Mark 5:18
As he was entering into the boat, he who had been possessed by demons begged him that he might be with him.

Mark 7:26
Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. She begged him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.

Mark 7:29
He said to her, "For this saying, go your way. The demon has gone out of your daughter."

Mark 7:30
She went away to her house, and found the child having been laid on the bed, with the demon gone out.

Luke 4:33
In the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice,

Luke 4:35
Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent, and come out of him!" When the demon had thrown him down in their midst, he came out of him, having done him no harm.

Luke 7:33
For John the Baptizer came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say,'He has a demon.'

Luke 8:29
For Jesus was commanding the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For the unclean spirit had often seized the man. He was kept under guard, and bound with chains and fetters. Breaking the bands apart, he was driven by the demon into the desert.

Luke 9:42
While he was still coming, the demon threw him down and convulsed him violently. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the boy, and gave him back to his father.

Luke 11:14
He was casting out a demon, and it was mute. It happened, when the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke; and the multitudes marveled.

John 7:20
The multitude answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill you?"

John 8:48
Then the Jews answered him, "Don't we say well that you are a Samaritan, and have a demon?"

John 8:49
Jesus answered, "I don't have a demon, but I honor my Father, and you dishonor me.

John 8:52
Then the Jews said to him, "Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham died, and the prophets; and you say,'If a man keeps my word, he will never taste of death.'

John 10:20
Many of them said, "He has a demon, and is insane! Why do you listen to him?"

John 10:21
Others said, "These are not the sayings of one possessed by a demon. It isn't possible for a demon to open the eyes of the blind, is it?"

Acts 17:22
And Paul standing in the midst of Areopagus said, Athenians, in every way I see you given up to demon worship;



Related Terms

Demon-possessed (16 Occurrences)

Demon-like (1 Occurrence)

Demon-possession (1 Occurrence)

Possessed (100 Occurrences)

Mute (29 Occurrences)




Exclaimed (45 Occurrences)

Exorcist (1 Occurrence)

Rebuked (39 Occurrences)

Devil (58 Occurrences)

Marveled (31 Occurrences)


Demoniac (7 Occurrences)

Unclean (393 Occurrences)

Demoniacal (1 Occurrence)

Spoke (799 Occurrences)

Astonished (92 Occurrences)

Amazed (75 Occurrences)

Multitudes (72 Occurrences)

Crowds (62 Occurrences)

Azazel (3 Occurrences)

Devils (48 Occurrences)

Occasion (53 Occurrences)

Isn't (154 Occurrences)

Familiar (35 Occurrences)

Expelling (4 Occurrences)

Expel (29 Occurrences)

Drinking (114 Occurrences)

Driven (128 Occurrences)

Marvelled (27 Occurrences)

People's (37 Occurrences)

Boy (94 Occurrences)

Casting (54 Occurrences)

Sceva (1 Occurrence)

Silence (80 Occurrences)

Threw (133 Occurrences)

Communion (8 Occurrences)

With (66342 Occurrences)

Evil (1503 Occurrences)

Eating (151 Occurrences)

Blind (91 Occurrences)

Foul (41 Occurrences)

Home (270 Occurrences)

Home (270 Occurrences)

Speak (855 Occurrences)

Possible (133 Occurrences)

Daughter (320 Occurrences)

Demons (54 Occurrences)

Persian (4 Occurrences)

Jews (287 Occurrences)

Demolished (15 Occurrences)

Crowd (166 Occurrences)

Kept (891 Occurrences)

Sayings (134 Occurrences)

Angel (209 Occurrences)


Anaharath (1 Occurrence)

Cast (640 Occurrences)

Drink (414 Occurrences)

Healed (106 Occurrences)

Open (586 Occurrences)

Hurled (33 Occurrences)

Yours (226 Occurrences)

Violently (92 Occurrences)

Keeps (154 Occurrences)

Nothing (769 Occurrences)

Nibhaz (1 Occurrence)

Nought (104 Occurrences)

Uncleanness (56 Occurrences)

Often (74 Occurrences)

Or (15123 Occurrences)

Obeyed (83 Occurrences)

Lad (66 Occurrences)

Loud (222 Occurrences)

Lunatick (2 Occurrences)

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