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But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is Corban (that is, devoted to God)--
King James Bible
But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; he shall be free.
Darby Bible Translation
But *ye* say, If a man say to his father or his mother, [It is] corban (that is, gift), whatsoever thou mightest have profit from me by ...
World English Bible
But you say, 'If a man tells his father or his mother, "Whatever profit you might have received from me is Corban, that is to say, given to God;"'
Young's Literal Translation
and ye say, If a man may say to father or to mother, Korban (that is, a gift), is whatever thou mayest be profited out of mine,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For Moses said, etc. - See all these verses, from this to the 23d, explained Matthew 15:3-20 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is Corban. Rather, 'Let it be a corban,' a formula common among the Jews on such occasions; by which the Pharisees released a child from supporting his parents; and even deemed it sacrilege if he afterwards gave anything for their use.
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'He touched his tongue; and looking up to heaven, He sighed, and saith Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.'--Mark vii 33, 34. For what reason was there this unwonted slowness in Christ's healing works? For what reason was there this unusual emotion ere He spoke the word which cleansed? As to the former question, a partial answer may perhaps be that our Lord is here on half-heathen ground, where aids to faith were much needed, and His power had to be veiled that it might be beheld. Hence the miracle is …
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Second Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
Things which Defile
The Children and the Dogs
"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'When anyone among you brings an offering to the LORD, bring as your offering an animal from either the herd or the flock.
But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is 'devoted to God,'
The chief priests picked up the coins and said, "It is against the law to put this into the treasury, since it is blood money."
then you no longer let them do anything for their father or mother.
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