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Synonyms for Beelzebub

(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God

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Redaction-critically, it seems that Matthew has transposed the Q language of Lk 6:43-45 into an elaboration of Mark's story of the Beelzebul controversy, with John the Baptist's "you brood of vipers
Here we face some Pharisees, who are contesting the character of Jesus' own actions: "It is only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons, that this fellow casts out the demons" (12:24).