Matthew 12:44
Good News Translation
it says to itself, 'I will go back to my house.' So it goes back and finds the house empty, clean, and all fixed up.

Contemporary English Version
it says, "I will go back to the home I left." When it gets there and finds the place empty, clean, and neat,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then he saith: I will return into my house from whence I came out. And coming he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

New American Bible
Then it says, ‘I will return to my home from which I came.’ But upon returning, it finds it empty, swept clean, and put in order.

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Then he saith: I will return into my house from whence I came out. And coming he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

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Matthew 12:29 Or how can any one enter into the house of the strong, and rifle his goods, unless he first bind the strong? and then he will rifle his house.

Luke 11:21,22 When a strong man armed keepeth his court, those things are in peace which he possesseth. . . .

John 13:27 And after the morsel, Satan entered into him. And Jesus said to him: That which thou dost, do quickly.

Ephesians 2:2 Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of this air, of the spirit that now worketh on the children of unbelief:

1 John 4:4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome him. Because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

he findeth.

Matthew 13:20-22 And he that received the seed upon stony ground, is he that heareth the word, and immediately receiveth it with joy. . . .

Psalm 81:11,12 But my people heard not my voice: and Israel hearkened not to me. . . .

Hosea 7:6 Because they have applied their heart like an oven, when he laid snares for them: he slept all the night baking them, in the morning he himself was heated as a flaming fire.

John 12:6 Now he said this not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief and, having the purse, carried the things that were put therein.

John 13:2 And when supper was done (the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray him),

Acts 5:1-3 But a certain man named Ananias, with Saphira his wife, sold a piece of land, . . .

Acts 8:18-23 And when Simon saw that, by the imposition of the hands of the apostles, the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money, . . .

1 Corinthians 11:19 For there must be also heresies: that they also, who are approved may be made manifest among you.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-12 Whose coming is according to the working of Satan, in all power and signs and lying wonders: . . .

1 Timothy 6:4,5,9,10 He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions, . . .

1 John 2:19 They went out from us but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have remained with us: but that they may be manifest, that they are not all of us.

Jude 1:4,5 For certain men are secretly entered in (who were written of long ago unto this judgment), ungodly men, turning the grace of our Lord God into riotousness and denying the only sovereign Ruler and our Lord Jesus Christ. . . .

Revelation 13:3,4,8,9 And I saw one of his heads as it were slain to death: and his death's wound was healed. And all the earth was in admiration after the beast. . . .

Context
An Unclean Spirit Returns
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. 45Then he goeth, and taketh with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is made worse than the first. So shall it be also to this wicked generation.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:43
And when an unclean spirit is gone out of a man he walketh through dry places seeking rest, and findeth none.

Matthew 12:45
Then he goeth, and taketh with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is made worse than the first. So shall it be also to this wicked generation.

Luke 11:25
And when he is come, he findeth it swept and garnished.

Additional Translations
Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left.’ On its return, it finds the house vacant, swept clean and put in order.

Then it says, 'I will return to my house from where I came out.' And having come, it finds it being unoccupied, and swept, and put in order.

Then he said, I will return into my house from where I came out; and when he is come, he finds it empty, swept, and garnished.

Then he saith, I will return into my house whence I came out; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

Then he says, I will return to my house whence I came out; and having come, he finds [it] unoccupied, swept, and adorned.

Then he saith, I will return into my house whence I came out; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

Then he says, 'I will return to my house that I left;' and he comes and finds it unoccupied, swept clean, and in good order.

Then he says, 'I will return into my house from which I came out,' and when he has come back, he finds it empty, swept, and put in order.

then it saith, I will turn back to my house whence I came forth; and having come, it findeth it unoccupied, swept, and adorned:
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