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."

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.

New King James Version
There is nothing that enters a man from outside which can defile him; but the things which come out of him, those are the things that defile a man.

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

NASB 1995
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.

NASB 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.

Amplified Bible
there is nothing outside a man [such as food] which by going into him can defile him [morally or spiritually]; but the things which come out of [the heart of] a man are what defile and dishonor him.

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.”

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

Literal Standard Version
there is nothing from outside 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.

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."

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
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.











Parallel Commentaries ...


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

that enters
εἰσπορευόμενον (eisporeuomenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

the things
τὰ (ta)
Article - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's 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 1607: From ek and poreuomai; to depart, be discharged, proceed, project.

out of
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's 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 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 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 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 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 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 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.


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