Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentMatthew 12:24
- The Pharisees (oi de Parisaioi).
- Already (Matthew 9:32-34) we have had in Matthew the charge that Jesus is in league with the prince of demons, though the incident may be later than this one. See on "Mt 10:25" :action on their part. They cannot deny the fact of the miracles for the blind and dumb men both saw and spoke (12:22). So in desperation they suggest that Jesus works by the power of Beelzebub the prince of the demons.