Matthew 12:26

“And if Satan cast out Satan, he is diuided against himselfe; how shall then his kingdome stand?”

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Other Translations

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

"If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then will his kingdom stand?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and if Satan casteth out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then shall his kingdom stand?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if Satan sends out Satan, he makes war against himself; how then will he keep his kingdom?
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

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

And if Satanas castith out Satanas, he is departid ayens him silf; therfor hou schal his kingdom stonde?
- Wycliffe Bible

and if the Adversary doth cast out the Adversary, against himself he was divided, how then doth his kingdom stand?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:26


12:26 How shall his kingdom be established - Does not that subtle spirit know thin is not the way to establish his kingdom?


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:26


Mt 12:26 If Satan cast out Satan. If demons were cast out by the aid of Satan, then Satan was fighting against his own servants. His kingdom was divided against itself.

Discussion for Matthew 12

  • Cynthia
    I have been told so many times that you don't work on the sabbath. I am glad now that I read it myself to know that is not true. You can do good and help one another any day.
  • Agatha Motsamai
    What does this verse reveals to us in nowadays
  • D W L
    Jesus is in the Bible 943 times Our Father is 253 times Jehovah is in the Bible 4 times Jesus said ask the Father in my name and he will do it.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 15-21 educate us of GOD's timing; we learn of another important moment in TIME when Jehovah / GOD 'once again' teaches us how great is HIS love for all mankind (as it relate to SALVATION); at this moment in Time GOD is preparing to mightily send the good-news of SALVATION through all the gentiles-lands: Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia, England, then across the sea to all of the Americas ...,
  • Bruce
    Neil: Verse 24: Pharisees Said Jesus is Casting Out Devils by Beelzebub The Prince of Devils. Verses 31-32: Speaking Blasphemy Against The Holy Ghost Will not be Forgiven, Never/ Not Believing is Not Blasphemy Against The Holy Ghost. All are Non-believers.Only When The Father Calls(John 6:44) Ask Forgiveness(1John 1:9) Washed by His Blood(Revelation 1:5) Baptized with The Holy Ghost(Mark 1:8)
  • Bruce
    Steve Read Verse 24. Their Saying Christ is Casting Out devils by Beelzebub( Calling The Holy Ghost The Prince of Devils)

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