Evil Spirits or Demons

This is a subsidiary post of Spirit.

Contrasting post:  Angels

Related post:  The Names of Satan

Luke 4:33  –  “…a man possessed by the spirit of an unclean demon…”
Luke 4:35  –  “…And when the demon had thrown him down in the midst of the people…”
Luke 4:36  –  “…For with authority and power He commands the unclean spirits and they come out.”

Luke 7:21  –  “…He cured many people of diseases and afflictions and evil spirits

Luke 8:2  –  “and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and sicknesses: Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out,”

Luke 9:55, 56  –  “…’You do not know what kind of spirit you are of…'”

Acts 19:12  –  “…the diseases left them and the evil spirits went out.”

Acts 19:13  –  “attempted to name over those who had the evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus”

1 Corinthians 12:8, 9, 10  –  “…and to another the distinguishing of spirits…”

Ephesians 2:2  –  “…according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.”

Ephesians 6:12  –  “…the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.”

2 Thessalonians 2:1, 2  –  “…or be disturbed either by a spirit or a message or a letter as if from us…”

1 John 4:1  –  “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God…”


Isaiah 61:3  –  “…the mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting…”
Isaiah 61:3 KJV  –  “…the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness…”
Isaiah 61:3 ESV  –  “…the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit…”
Isaiah 61:3 NIV  –  “…a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair…”

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