Luke 11:26
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English Standard Version
Then it goes and brings seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and dwell there. And the last state of that person is worse than the first.”

King James Bible
Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.

American Standard Version
Then goeth he, and taketh to him'seven other spirits more evil than himself; and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man becometh worse than the first.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then he goeth and taketh with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and entering in they dwell there. And the last state of that man becomes worse than the first.

English Revised Version
Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more evil than himself; and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man becometh worse than the first.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then he goeth and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.

Weymouth New Testament
Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more malignant than itself, and they enter and dwell there; and in the end that man's condition becomes worse than it was at first.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Taketh to him (παραλαμβάνει)

See on Matthew 4:5.

Seven

Emphatic: "taketh spirits, seven of them."

More wicked

See on Luke 3:19; and Mark 7:21.

Dwell (κατοικεῖ)

Settle down (κατά) to make their dwelling (οἶκος) there.

Luke 11:26 Parallel Commentaries

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Zephaniah 1:6 And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

Matthew 12:45 Then goes he, and takes with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there...

John 5:14 Afterward Jesus finds him in the temple, and said to him, Behold, you are made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come to you.

Hebrews 6:4-8 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift...

Hebrews 10:26-31 For if we sin willfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more sacrifice for sins...

2 Peter 2:20-22 For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...

1 John 5:16 If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not to death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not to death...

Jude 1:12,13 These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water...

Cross References
Matthew 12:45
Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and dwell there, and the last state of that person is worse than the first. So also will it be with this evil generation."

Luke 11:25
And when it comes, it finds the house swept and put in order.

Luke 11:27
As he said these things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, "Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts at which you nursed!"

2 Peter 2:20
For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.

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