New American Standard Bible
When he had left the crowd and entered the house, His disciples questioned Him about the parable.
King James Bible
And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he went indoors from the crowd, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.
World English Bible
When he had entered into a house away from the multitude, his disciples asked him about the parable.
Young's Literal Translation
And when he entered into a house from the multitude, his disciples were questioning him about the simile,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The parable - The "obscure" and difficult remarks which he had made in Mark 7:15. The word "parable," here, means "obscure" and "difficult saying." They could not understand it. They had probably imbibed many of the popular notions of the Pharisees, and they could not understand why a man was not defiled by external things. It was, moreover, a doctrine of the law that men were ceremonially polluted by contact with dead bodies, etc., and they could not understand how it could be otherwise.
LibraryThe Influence of Tradition.
"Making the word of God of none effect through your traditions: and many such like things ye do."--ST. MARK vii. 13. Such was our Lord's word to the Pharisees; and if we turn to our own life it is difficult if not impossible for us fully to estimate the influence which traditions exercise upon it. They are so woven into the web of thought and opinion, and daily habits and practices, that none of us can claim to escape them. Moreover, as any institution or society grows older, this influence of the …
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Peter said to Him, "Explain the parable to us."
When He had come back to Capernaum several days afterward, it was heard that He was at home.
And He came home, and the crowd gathered again, to such an extent that they could not even eat a meal.
"If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear."
And He said to them, "Are you so lacking in understanding also? Do you not understand that whatever goes into the man from outside cannot defile him,
When He came into the house, His disciples began questioning Him privately, "Why could we not drive it out?"
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