New American Standard Bible
Whenever the unclean spirits saw Him, they would fall down before Him and shout, "You are the Son of God!"
King James Bible
And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.
Darby Bible Translation
And the unclean spirits, when they beheld him, fell down before him, and cried saying, Thou art the Son of God.
World English Bible
The unclean spirits, whenever they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, "You are the Son of God!"
Young's Literal Translation
and the unclean spirits, when they were seeing him, were falling down before him, and were crying, saying -- 'Thou art the Son of God;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Unclean spirits - Persons who were possessed of evil spirits.
Thou art the Son of God - The Son of God, by way of eminence. In this place it is equivalent to the Messiah, who was, among the Jews, called the Son of God. Hence, they were charged not to make him known, because he was not desirous that it should be blazoned abroad that he claimed to be the Messiah. He had not yet done what he wished in order to establish his claims to the Messiahship. He was poor and unhonored, and the claim would be treated as that of an impostor. "For the present," therefore, he did not wish that it should be proclaimed abroad that he was the Messiah. The circumstance here referred to demonstrates the existence of evil spirits. If these were merely diseased or deranged persons, then it is strange that they should be endowed with knowledge so much superior to those in health. If they were under the influence of an order of spirits superior to man - whose appropriate habitation was in another world - then it is not strange that they should know him, even in the midst of his poverty, to be the Messiah, the Son of God.
'Whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is My brother, and My sister, and mother.'--Mark iii. 35. There was a conspiracy to seize Jesus because He is 'mad,' and Mary was in the plot! I. The example for us. (1) Of how all natural and human ties and affections are to be subordinated to doing God's will. Obedience to Him is the first and main thing to which everything else bows, and which determines everything. If others compete or interfere, reject them. Out of that common obedience new ties …
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And the tempter came and said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread."
1 Corinthians 11:34
If anyone is hungry, let him eat at home, so that you will not come together for judgment. The remaining matters I will arrange when I come.
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