Matthew 15
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1Then the scribes and Pharisees from Jerusalem come to Jesus, saying, 2Why do Your disciples break (transgress, violate, go contrary) the tradition (that handed down/over) of the elders? For they do not wash (niptontai) their hands when they eat bread. 3And answering, He said to them, Why also do you break the commandment of God on account of your tradition? 4For God commanded, Honor (value) your father and mother; and the one speaking evil of father or mother must end in death. 5And you say, Whoever shall say to father or mother, It is a gift, whatever you might be benefited from me- 6He will not honor (value) his own father or his own mother, and you invalidate (make of no effect, nullify) the word of God on account of your tradition. 7Hypocrites! Isaiah rightly prophesied concerning you, saying,

8This people honor Me with the lips; however their heart is far away from Me:

9And they reverence (worship, esteem in high respect) Me in vain (pointlessly, aimlessly), teaching as doctrines the precepts (injunctions, ordinances) of men.

10And having called the crowd to Him, He said to them, Hear and comprehend (put it together, synthesize, understand)! 11It is not that entering into the mouth that defiles the man; but that going out from the mouth, this defiles the man.

12Then the disciples having drawn near to Him said to Him, Do you know that the Pharisees, having heard the word, were stumbled (snared, offended)? 13And answering, He said, Every plant that My heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted out. 14Leave them alone; they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit.

15And answering, Peter said to Him, Explain to us this parable. 16And He said, Are you also still not comprehending? 17Do you not yet apprehend (perceive, realize) that everything entering into the mouth goes into the belly (koilian) and is cast out (latin-emittitur-draft –like emitted root is squirts, old English is draught like pulling/dropping a load) into the latrine (place of sitting apart)? 18And the things going out from the mouth come out from the heart and these defile the man. 19For from out of the heart come out evil deliberations (back and forth thoughts/reasonings), murders, adulteries, fornications (sexual immoralities), thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies. 20These are the things defiling the man; however to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man.

21And having gone out from there, Jesus withdrew unto the district of Tyre and Sidon; 22And behold, a Canaanite woman from that there territory, having come out, cried out, saying, Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is badly (miserably) demonized. 23And He did not answer her a word. And His disciples having come to Him, asked Him, saying, Send her away, because she cries out after us. 24And answering, He said, I was not sent except unto the sheep being lost of the house of Israel. 25However having come, she worshiped Him, saying, Lord, help me! 26And answering, He said, It is not right to take the bread of the children and cast it to the dogs. 27And she said, Yes, Lord; for even the dogs eat from the crumbs falling from the table of their lords. 28Then answering, Jesus said to her, O woman, great is your faith! Be it to you as you want. And her daughter was healed (iathe) from that there hour.

29And having departed from there, Jesus went beside the sea of Galilee; and having gone up unto the mountain, He was sitting there. 30And great crowds came to Him having with them lame, crippled, blind, mute, and many others and they placed them beside His feet and He healed them; 31So that the crowds marveled, seeing mute speaking, crippled healthy, and lame walking, and blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.

32And Jesus having called His disciples to Him, said, I am moved with compassion (sympathy, visceral affections) upon the crowd, because they have already continued three days with Me and have nothing that they might eat; and I am not willing to send them away hungry, lest they faint (become weak/ weary/ exhausted) on the way. 33And the disciples say to Him, From where do we get so many loaves in the wilderness so as to satisfy so great a crowd? 34And Jesus says to them, How many loaves do you have? And they said, Seven, and a few small fish. 35And He having commanded the crowds to recline (fall back) upon the ground, 36Having taken the seven loaves and the fish, and having given thanks, He broke them and gave to the disciples and the disciples to the crowd. 37And all ate and were satisfied; and they took up what was over and above (abounding) of the fragments, seven baskets full; 38And those eating were four thousand men, besides women and children.

39And having sent away the crowds, He entered (stepped into, embarked) into the boat and came unto the region (borders) of Magadan.

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