Mark 7:21
New International Version
For it is from within, out of a person's heart, that evil thoughts come--sexual immorality, theft, murder,

New Living Translation
For from within, out of a person’s heart, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder,

English Standard Version
For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery,

Berean Study Bible
For from within the hearts of men come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery,

Berean Literal Bible
For from within the heart of men go forth evil thoughts, sexual immorality, thefts, murders, adulteries,

King James Bible
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

New King James Version
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

New American Standard Bible
For from within, out of the hearts of people, come the evil thoughts, acts of sexual immorality, thefts, murders, acts of adultery,

NASB 1995
"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

NASB 1977
“For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Amplified Bible
For from within, [that is] out the heart of men, come base and malevolent thoughts and schemes, acts of sexual immorality, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Christian Standard Bible
For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For from within, out of people's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

American Standard Version
For from within, out of the heart of men, evil thoughts proceed, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For from within the heart of the children of men proceed evil ideas, adultery, fornication, theft, murder.”

Contemporary English Version
Out of your heart come evil thoughts, vulgar deeds, stealing, murder,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For from within out of the heart of men proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

English Revised Version
For from within, out of the heart of men, evil thoughts proceed, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Good News Translation
For from the inside, from your heart, come the evil ideas which lead you to do immoral things, to rob, kill,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Evil thoughts, sexual sins, stealing, murder,

International Standard Version
because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

Literal Standard Version
for from within, out of the heart of men, the evil reasonings come forth, adulteries, whoredoms, murders,

NET Bible
For from within, out of the human heart, come evil ideas, sexual immorality, theft, murder,

New Heart English Bible
For from within, out of a person's heart, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Weymouth New Testament
For from within, out of men's hearts, their evil purposes proceed--fornication, theft, murder, adultery,

World English Bible
For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Young's Literal Translation
for from within, out of the heart of men, the evil reasonings do come forth, adulteries, whoredoms, murders,

Additional Translations ...
Context
What Defiles a Man
20He continued: “What comes out of a man, that is what defiles him. 21For from within the hearts of men come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, 22greed, wickedness, deceit, debauchery, envy, slander, arrogance, and foolishness.…

Cross References
Psalm 119:36
Turn my heart to Your testimonies and not to covetous gain.

Proverbs 4:23
Guard your heart with all diligence, for from it flow springs of life.

Isaiah 59:7
Their feet run to evil; they are swift to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are sinful thoughts; ruin and destruction lie in their wake.

Isaiah 59:13
rebelling and denying the LORD, turning away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering lies from the heart.

Jeremiah 16:12
And you have done more evil than your fathers. See how each of you follows the stubbornness of his evil heart instead of obeying Me.

Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?

Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, and slander.

Mark 7:20
He continued: "What comes out of a man, that is what defiles him.

Mark 7:22
greed, wickedness, deceit, debauchery, envy, slander, arrogance, and foolishness.

Colossians 3:5
Put to death, therefore, the components of your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry.


Treasury of Scripture

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

out.

Genesis 6:5
And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21
And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.

Job 14:4
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.

evil.

Proverbs 15:25
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

Isaiah 59:7
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths.

Ezekiel 38:10
Thus saith the Lord GOD; It shall also come to pass, that at the same time shall things come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evil thought:











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

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

within
ἔσωθεν (esōthen)
Adverb
Strong's 2081: From eso; from inside; also used as equivalent to eso.

the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

hearts
καρδίας (kardias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 2588: Prolonged from a primary kar; the heart, i.e. the thoughts or feelings; also the middle.

of men
ἀνθρώπων (anthrōpōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

come
ἐκπορεύονται (ekporeuontai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1607: From ek and poreuomai; to depart, be discharged, proceed, project.

evil
κακοὶ (kakoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2556: Bad, evil, in the widest sense. Apparently a primary word; worthless, i.e. depraved, or injurious.

thoughts,
διαλογισμοὶ (dialogismoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1261: From dialogizomai; discussion, i.e. consideration, or debate.

sexual immorality,
πορνεῖαι (porneiai)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 4202: Fornication, whoredom; met: idolatry. From porneuo; harlotry; figuratively, idolatry.

theft,
κλοπαί (klopai)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 2829: Thieving, theft. From klepto; stealing.

murder,
φόνοι (phonoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5408: Murder, slaughter, killing. From an obsolete primary pheno; murder.

adultery,
μοιχεῖαι (moicheiai)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 3430: Adultery. From moicheuo; adultery.


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