Matthew 15:20
New International Version
These are what defile a person; but eating with unwashed hands does not defile them.”

New Living Translation
These are what defile you. Eating with unwashed hands will never defile you.”

English Standard Version
These are what defile a person. But to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone.”

Berean Study Bible
These are what defile a man, but eating with unwashed hands does not defile him.”

Berean Literal Bible
These are the things defiling the man, but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man."

King James Bible
These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.

New King James Version
These are the things which defile a man, but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile a man.”

New American Standard Bible
These are the things that defile the person; but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the person.”

NASB 1995
“These are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man.”

NASB 1977
“These are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man.”

Amplified Bible
These are the things which defile and dishonor the man; but eating with [ceremonially] unwashed hands does not defile the man.”

Christian Standard Bible
These are the things that defile a person; but eating with unwashed hands does not defile a person.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These are the things that defile a man, but eating with unwashed hands does not defile a man.”

American Standard Version
these are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not the man.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“These things are those that defile a man, but if a man will eat after not washing his hands, he is not defiled.”

Contemporary English Version
These are what make you unclean. Eating without washing your hands will not make you unfit to worship God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These are the things that defile a man. But to eat with unwashed hands doth not defile a man.

English Revised Version
these are the things which defile the man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not the man.

Good News Translation
These are the things that make you unclean. But to eat without washing your hands as they say you should--this doesn't make you unclean."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These are the things that make a person unclean. But eating without washing one's hands doesn't make a person unclean."

International Standard Version
These are the things that make a person unclean. But eating with unwashed hands doesn't make a person unclean."

Literal Standard Version
these are the things defiling the man; but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man.”

NET Bible
These are the things that defile a person; it is not eating with unwashed hands that defiles a person."

New Heart English Bible
These are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man."

Weymouth New Testament
These are the things which defile the man; but eating with unwashed hands does not defile."

World English Bible
These are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashed hands doesn't defile the man."

Young's Literal Translation
these are the things defiling the man; but to eat with unwashen hands doth not defile the man.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
What Defiles a Man
19For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, and slander. 20These are what defile a man, but eating with unwashed hands does not defile him.” 21Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon.…

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

Matthew 15:21
Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon.


Treasury of Scripture

These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashed hands defiles not a man.

which.

1 Corinthians 3:16,17
Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? …

1 Corinthians 6:9-11,18-20
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, …

Ephesians 5:3-6
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; …

but.

Matthew 15:2
Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Matthew 23:25,26
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess…

Mark 7:3,4
For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders…









Verse 20. - Thus Jesus sums up what has been said, and recalls the circumstance which led to the discourse, emphatically repeating his judgment on the Pharisaical gloss.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
These
ταῦτά (tauta)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

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.

a
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative 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,
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.

but
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

eating
φαγεῖν (phagein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 5315: A primary verb; to eat.

with unwashed
ἀνίπτοις (aniptois)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's 449: Unwashed, ceremonially unclean. Without ablution.

hands
χερσὶν (chersin)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's 5495: A hand.

does not defile
κοινοῖ (koinoi)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
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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