Luke 11:24 “When an impure spirit comes out of a person, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it. Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left.’ 25 When it arrives, it finds the house swept clean and put in order. 26 Then it goes and takes seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there. And the final condition of that person is worse than the first.”
Luke 11:24 - 26
ESV - 24 "When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and finding none it says, 'I will return to my house from which I came.' 25 And when it comes, it finds the house swept and put in order.
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My interpretation would be that the individual from whom the demon had been expelled had not subsequently replaced the possessing force after its expulsion with devotional attitudes or actions that would act as a barrier to becoming possessed once again, and was thus still vulnerable to the demons' activities.
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