Matthew 12:43
Good News Translation
"When an evil spirit goes out of a person, it travels over dry country looking for a place to rest. If it can't find one,

Contemporary English Version
When an evil spirit leaves a person, it travels through the desert, looking for a place to rest. But when the demon doesn't find a place,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when an unclean spirit is gone out of a man he walketh through dry places seeking rest, and findeth none.

New American Bible
“When an unclean spirit goes out of a person it roams through arid regions searching for rest but finds none.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when an unclean spirit is gone out of a man he walketh through dry places seeking rest, and findeth none.

when.

the unclean.

Luke 11:24 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through places without water, seeking rest: and not finding, he saith: I will return into my house whence I came out.

Acts 8:13 Then Simon himself believed also and, being baptized, he adhered to Philip. And being astonished, wondered to see the signs and exceeding great miracles which were done.

he.

Job 1:7 And the Lord said to him: Whence comest thou? And he answered and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it.

Job 2:2 That the Lord said to Satan: Whence comest thou? And he answered, and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it.

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour.

dry.

Psalm 63:1 A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways!

Isaiah 35:6,7 Then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall be free: for waters are broken out in the desert, and streams in the wilderness. . . .

Isaiah 41:18 I will open rivers in the high hills, and fountains in the midst of the plains: I will turn the desert into pools of waters, and the impassable land into streams of waters.

Ezekiel 47:8-12 And he said to me: These waters that issue forth toward the hillocks of sand to the east, and go down to the plains of the desert, shall go into the sea, and shall go out, and the waters shall be healed. . . .

Amos 8:11-13 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation: and I will bring up sackcloth upon every back of yours, and baldness upon every head: and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the latter end thereof as a bitter day. . . .

seeking.

Matthew 8:29 And behold they cried out, saying: What have we to do with thee, Jesus Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?

Mark 5:7-13 And crying with a loud voice, he said: What have I to do with thee, Jesus the Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God that thou torment me not. . . .

Luke 8:28-32 And when he saw Jesus, he fell down before him. And crying out with a loud voice, he said: What have I to do with thee, Jesus, Son of the most high God? I beseech thee, do not torment me. . . .

Context
An Unclean Spirit Returns
42The queen of the south shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold a greater than Solomon here. 43And when an unclean spirit is gone out of a man he walketh through dry places seeking rest, and findeth none. 44Then he saith: I will return into my house from whence I came out. And coming he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:44
Then he saith: I will return into my house from whence I came out. And coming he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

Luke 11:24
When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through places without water, seeking rest: and not finding, he saith: I will return into my house whence I came out.

Additional Translations
When an unclean spirit comes out of a man, it passes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it.

Now when the unclean spirit is gone out from the man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and does not find it.

When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walks through dry places, seeking rest, and finds none.

But the unclean spirit, when he is gone out of the man, passeth through waterless places, seeking rest, and findeth it not.

But when the unclean spirit has gone out of the man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest, and does not find [it].

But the unclean spirit, when he is gone out of the man, passeth through waterless places, seeking rest, and findeth it not.

When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and he findeth none.

"No sooner however has the foul spirit gone out of the man, then he roams about in places where there is no water, seeking rest but finding none.

But the unclean spirit, when he is gone out of the man, passes through waterless places, seeking rest, and doesn't find it.

'And, when the unclean spirit may go forth from the man, it doth walk through dry places seeking rest, and doth not find;
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