Matthew 15:8
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English Standard Version
“‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me;

King James Bible
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.

American Standard Version
This people honoreth me with their lips; But their heart is far from me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This people honoureth me with their lips: but their heart is far from me.

English Revised Version
This people honoureth me with their lips; But their heart is far from me.

Webster's Bible Translation
This people draw nigh to me with their mouth, and honor me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.

Weymouth New Testament
"'This is a People who honour Me with their lips, while their heart is far away from Me;

Matthew 15:8 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Is far (ἀπέχει)

Lit., holds off from me.

Matthew 15:8 Parallel Commentaries

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draweth.

Isaiah 29:13 Why the Lord said, For as much as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me...

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them...

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

1 Peter 3:10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

but.

Proverbs 23:26 My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.

Jeremiah 12:2 You have planted them, yes, they have taken root: they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit: you are near in their mouth...

Acts 8:21 You have neither part nor lot in this matter: for your heart is not right in the sight of God.

Hebrews 3:12 Take heed, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.

Cross References
Isaiah 29:13
And the Lord said: "Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

Matthew 15:7
You hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy of you, when he said:

Mark 7:6
And he said to them, "Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written, "'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me;

John 5:23
that all may honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.

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