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Mark 3: 24-25 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.

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Q: What scripture verse was president Lincoln alluding to when he said a house divided against itself cannot stand?
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What scripture verse was Lincoln alluding to when he said ' a house divided against itself cannot stand'?

Matthew 12:25 ( also mentioned in Mark 3 and Luke 11) And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand The following verse is similar. 25And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand. It is clear Lincoln, who was known to read his Bible, was alluding to either of these, and applying the fairly straightforward principles contained therein to the situation then prevailing in the US.

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In the electoral campaign of 1860, Lincoln was nominated by the Republican Party to run for President against Steven A. Douglas.

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In the 1984 presidential election, Abraham Lincoln ran against George B. McClellan, a Democrat. Lincoln won with 55% of the vote.

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