Mark 7:15
New International Version
Nothing outside a person can defile them by going into them. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles them."

New Living Translation
It’s not what goes into your body that defiles you; you are defiled by what comes from your heart. ”

English Standard Version
There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.”

Berean Study Bible
Nothing that enters a man from the outside can defile him; but the things that come out of a man, these are what defile him.”

Berean Literal Bible
There is nothing from outside the man entering into him which is able to defile him; but the things proceeding out of the man are the things defiling the man."

New American Standard Bible
there is nothing outside the man which can defile him if it goes into him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man.

King James Bible
There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

Christian Standard Bible
Nothing that goes into a person from outside can defile him but the things that come out of a person are what defile him."

Good News Translation
There is nothing that goes into you from the outside which can make you ritually unclean. Rather, it is what comes out of you that makes you unclean."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Nothing that goes into a person from outside can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.

International Standard Version
Nothing that goes into a person from the outside can make him unclean. It's what comes out of a person that makes a person unclean.

NET Bible
There is nothing outside of a person that can defile him by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles him."

New Heart English Bible
There is nothing from outside of the person, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the person are what defile the person."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“There is nothing outside of a man that enters into him that can defile him, but the thing that proceeds from him, that is what defiles the man.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Nothing that goes into a person from the outside can make him unclean. It's what comes out of a person that makes him unclean.

New American Standard 1977
there is nothing outside the man which going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man.

Jubilee Bible 2000
there is nothing from outside the man that entering into him can defile him, but the things which come out of him, those are what defile the man.

King James 2000 Bible
There is nothing from outside a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

American King James Version
There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

American Standard Version
there is nothing from without the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is nothing from without a man that entering into him, can defile him. But the things which come from a man, those are they that defile a man.

Darby Bible Translation
There is nothing from outside a man entering into him which can defile him; but the things which go out from him, those it is which defile the man.

English Revised Version
there is nothing from without the man, that going into him can defile him: but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.

Webster's Bible Translation
There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him, can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

Weymouth New Testament
There is nothing outside a man which entering him can make him unclean; but it is the things which come out of a man that make him unclean."

World English Bible
There is nothing from outside of the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.

Young's Literal Translation
there is nothing from without the man entering into him that is able to defile him, but the things coming out from him, those are the things defiling the man.
Study Bible
What Defiles a Man
14Once again Jesus called the crowd to Him and said, “All of you, listen to Me and understand: 15Nothing that enters a man from the outside can defile him; but the things that come out of a man, these are what defile him.”
Cross References
Mark 7:14
Once again Jesus called the crowd to Him and said, "All of you, listen to Me and understand:

Mark 7:16
If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.

Treasury of Scripture

There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

There.

nothing.

Mark 7:18-20
And he saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without entereth into the man, it cannot defile him; …

Leviticus 11:42-47
Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon all four, or whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall not eat; for they are an abomination…

Acts 10:14-16,28
But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean…

but.

Mark 7:20-23
And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man…

Proverbs 4:23
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Matthew 12:34
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.







Lexicon
Nothing
οὐδέν (ouden)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3762: No one, none, nothing.

that enters
εἰσπορευόμενον (eisporeuomenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1531: To journey in(to), I go in(to), enter, intervene. From eis and poreuomai; to enter.

a
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

man
ἀνθρώπου (anthrōpou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

from the outside
ἔξωθεν (exōthen)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1855: (a) from outside, from without, (b) outside, both as adj. and prep; with article: the outside. From exo; external(-ly).

can
δύναται (dynatai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

defile
κοινῶσαι (koinōsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 2840: To make unclean, pollute, desecrate, mid: I regard (treat) as unclean. From koinos; to make profane.

him;
αὐτόν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

the things
τὰ (ta)
Article - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

that come
ἐκπορευόμενά (ekporeuomena)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 1607: From ek and poreuomai; to depart, be discharged, proceed, project.

out of
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

a
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

man,
ἀνθρώπου (anthrōpou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

these are
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

what
τὰ (ta)
Article - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

defile
κοινοῦντα (koinounta)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2840: To make unclean, pollute, desecrate, mid: I regard (treat) as unclean. From koinos; to make profane.

[him].”
ἄνθρωπον (anthrōpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.
7:14-23 Our wicked thoughts and affections, words and actions, defile us, and these only. As a corrupt fountain sends forth corrupt streams, so does a corrupt heart send forth corrupt reasonings, corrupt appetites and passions, and all the wicked words and actions that come from them. A spiritual understanding of the law of God, and a sense of the evil of sin, will cause a man to seek for the grace of the Holy Spirit, to keep down the evil thoughts and affections that work within.
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