And Jesus Knew Within Himself that his Disciples were Murmuring Because Of...
[1] [1402] And Jesus knew within himself that his disciples were murmuring because of [2] that, and he said unto them, Doth this trouble you? [1403] What if ye should see the Son [3] of man then ascend to the place where he was of old? [1404] It is the spirit that quickeneth, and the body profiteth nothing: the words [1405] that I speak unto you are spirit [4] and life. [1406] But there are some of you that do not believe. And Jesus knew beforehand who they were who should [1407] not believe, and who it was that should betray [5] him. [1408] And he said unto them, Therefore I said unto you, No man can come unto me, if that hath not been given him by the Father.

[6] [Arabic, p.78] [1409] And because of this word many of his disciples turned back and walked [7] not with him. [1410] And Jesus said unto the twelve, Do ye haply also wish to [8] go away? [1411] Simon Cephas answered and said, My Lord, to whom shall we go? thou [9] hast the words of eternal life. [1412] And we have believed and known that thou art the [10] Messiah, the Son of the living God. [1413] Jesus said unto them, Did not I choose you, [11] ye company of the twelve, and of you one is a devil? [1414] He said that because of Judas the son of Simon Iscariot; for he, being of the twelve, was purposed to [1415] betray him.

[12] [1416] And while he was speaking, one of the Pharisees came asking of him that he [13] would eat with him: and he went in, and reclined to meat. [1417] And that Pharisee, when [14] he saw it, [1418] marvelled that he had not first cleansed himself before his eating. [1419] Jesus said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees wash the outside of the cup and the dish, and ye think that ye are cleansed; but your inside is full of injustice and wickedness.

[15, 16] [1420] Ye of little mind, did not he that made the outside make the inside? [1421] Now give what ye have [1422] in alms, and everything shall be clean unto you.

[17, 18] [1423] And there came to him Pharisees and scribes, come from Jerusalem. [1424] And when they saw some of his disciples eating bread while they had not washed their hands, [19] they found fault. [1425] For all of the Jews and the Pharisees, if they wash not their [20] hands thoroughly, eat not; for they held [1426] to the ordinance [1427] of the elders. [1428] And they ate not what was bought from the market, except they washed it; and many other things did they keep of what they had received, such as the washing of cups, and [21] measures, and vessels of brass, and couches. [1429] And scribes [1430] and Pharisees asked him, [Arabic, p.79] Why do thy disciples not walk according to the ordinances of the elders, but [22] eat bread without washing their hands? [1431] Jesus answered and said unto them, Why do ye also overstep the command of God by reason of your ordinance? [23] [1432] God said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whosoever revileth his father and [24] his mother shall surely die. [1433] But ye say, If a man say to his father or to his mother, [25] What thou receivest [1434] from me is an offering, -- [1435] and ye [1436] suffer him not to do anything [26] for his father or his mother; [1437] and ye [1438] make void and reject the word of God by reason of the ordinance that ye have ordained and commanded, such as the washing [27] of cups and measures, and what resembles that ye do much. [1439] And ye forsook [28] the command of God, and held to the ordinance of men. [1440] Do [1441] ye well to wrong [1442] [29] the command of God in order that ye may establish your ordinance? [1443] Ye hypocrites, well did Isaiah the prophet prophesy concerning you, and say,

[30] [1444] This people honoureth me with its [1445] lips;

But their heart is very far from me.

[31] [1446] But in vain do they fear me,

In that they teach the commands of men.

[32] [1447] And Jesus called all the multitude, and said unto them, Hear me, all of you, and [33] understand: [1448] nothing without the man, which then enters him, is able to defile him; [34] but what goeth out of him, that it is which defileth the man. [1449] He that hath ears [35] that hear, let him hear. [1450] Then his disciples drew near, and said unto him, Knowest [36] thou that the Pharisees which heard this word were angry? [1451] He answered and said unto them, Every plant which my Father which is in heaven planted not shall be [37] [Arabic, p.80] uprooted. [1452] Let them alone; for they are blind leading blind. And if the blind lead [1453] the blind, both of them shall fall into a hollow.

[38] [1454] And when Jesus entered the house from the multitude, Simon Cephas asked him, [39] and said unto him, My Lord, explain to us that parable. [1455] He said unto them, Do ye also thus not understand? Know ye not that everything that entereth into the [40] man from without cannot defile him; [1456] because it entereth not into his heart; it entereth into his stomach only, and thence is cast forth in the cleansing which maketh [41] clean all the food? [1457] [1458] The thing which goeth forth from the mouth of the man proceedeth [42] from his heart, and it is that which defileth the man. [1459] From within [1460] the [43] heart of men proceed evil thoughts, [1461] fornication, adultery, theft, false witness, murder, injustice, wickedness, deceit, stupidity, evil eye, calumny, pride, foolishness: [44] [1462] these evils all of them from within proceed from the heart, and they are the things [45] which defile the man: [1463] but if a man eat while he washeth not his hands, he is not defiled.

[46] [1464] And Jesus went out thence, and came to the borders of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered into a certain house, and desired that no man should know it; [1465] and [47] he could not be hid. [1466] But straightway a Canaanitish woman, whose daughter had an [48, 49] unclean spirit, heard of him. [1467] And that woman was a Gentile of Emesa of Syria. [1468] And she came out after him, crying out, and saying, Have mercy upon me, my Lord, thou [50] son of David; for my daughter is seized in an evil way by Satan. [1469] [1470] And he answered [Arabic, p.81] her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, and said, Send [51] her away: for she crieth after us. [1471] He answered and said unto them, I was [52] not sent except to the sheep that are gone astray of the house of Israel. [1472] But she came and worshipped him, and said, My Lord, help me, have mercy upon me.

[53] [1473] Jesus said unto her, It is not seemly that the children's bread should be taken and [54] thrown to the dogs. [1474] But she said, Yea, my Lord: the dogs also eat of the crumbs [55] that fall from their masters' tables, and live. [1475] Then said Jesus unto her, O woman, [56] great is thy faith: it shall be unto thee as thou hast desired. [1476] Go then thy way; and [57] because of this word, the devil is gone out of thy daughter. [1477] And her daughter was [58] healed in that hour. [1478] And that woman went away to her house, and found her daughter laid upon the bed, and the devil gone out of her.


[1402] John 6:61.

[1403] John 6:62.

[1404] John 6:63.

[1405] Lit. speech.

[1406] John 6:64.

[1407] Or, did.

[1408] John 6:65.

[1409] John 6:66.

[1410] John 6:67.

[1411] John 6:68.

[1412] John 6:69.

[1413] John 6:70.

[1414] John 6:71.

[1415] Or, was to.

[1416] Luke 11:37.

[1417] Luke 11:38.

[1418] Or, him.

[1419] Luke 11:39.

[1420] Luke 11:40.

[1421] Luke 11:41.

[1422] cf. Peshitta.

[1423] Mark 7:1.

[1424] Mark 7:2.

[1425] Mark 7:3.

[1426] i.e., were holding.

[1427] Or, custom, tradition; and so wherever the word occurs.

[1428] Mark 7:4.

[1429] Mark 7:5.

[1430] Sic.

[1431] Matthew 15:3.

[1432] Matthew 15:4a; Mark 7:10b.

[1433] Mark 7:11.

[1434] The printed Arabic text has he receiveth and they, resulting from a misplacement of diacritical points by an Arabic copyist.

[1435] Mark 7:12.

[1436] The printed Arabic text has he receiveth and they, resulting from a misplacement of diacritical points by an Arabic copyist.

[1437] Mark 7:13.

[1438] The printed Arabic text has he receiveth and they, resulting from a misplacement of diacritical points by an Arabic copyist.

[1439] Mark 7:8.

[1440] Mark 7:9.

[1441] Here begins verse 9 in Greek.

[1442] The Syriac word for injure also means reject, deny.

[1443] Matthew 15:7.

[1444] Matthew 15:8.

[1445] Sic.

[1446] Matthew 15:9.

[1447] Mark 7:14.

[1448] Mark 7:15.

[1449] Mark 7:16.

[1450] Matthew 15:12.

[1451] Matthew 15:13.

[1452] Matthew 15:14.

[1453] The Arabic word is here used with a Syriac meaning.

[1454] Mark 7:17a; Matthew 15:15.

[1455] Mark 7:18b.

[1456] Mark 7:19.

[1457] This clause in the Peshitta is not very clear, and the Arabic version fails to get from it the meaning of the Greek.

[1458] Matthew 15:18.

[1459] Mark 7:21.

[1460] Or, From within, from.

[1461] Mark 7:22.

[1462] Mark 7:23.

[1463] Matthew 15:20b.

[1464] Matthew 15:21a; Mark 7:24b.

[1465] Or, about him.

[1466] Mark 7:25a.

[1467] Mark 7:26a.

[1468] Matthew 15:22b.

[1469] Or, the devil.

[1470] Matthew 15:23.

[1471] Matthew 15:24.

[1472] Matthew 15:25.

[1473] Matthew 15:26.

[1474] Matthew 15:27.

[1475] Matthew 15:28a.

[1476] Mark 7:29b.

[1477] Matthew 15:28b.

[1478] Mark 7:30.

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