New Living Translation
It's not what goes into your mouth that defiles you; you are defiled by the words that come out of your mouth."
King James Bible
Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
Darby Bible Translation
Not what enters into the mouth defiles the man; but what goes forth out of the mouth, this defiles the man.
World English Bible
That which enters into the mouth doesn't defile the man; but that which proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man."
Young's Literal Translation
not that which is coming into the mouth doth defile the man, but that which is coming forth from the mouth, this defileth the man.'
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LibraryHow to Make Use of Christ for Cleansing of us from Our Daily Spots.
Having spoken of the way of making use of Christ for removing the guilt of our daily transgressions, we come to speak of the way of making use of Christ, for taking away the guilt that cleaveth to the soul, through daily transgressions; "for every sin defileth the man," Matt. xv. 20; and the best are said to have their spots, and to need washing, which presupposeth filthiness and defilement, Eph. v. 27. John xiii. 8-10. Hence we are so oft called to this duty of washing and making us clean. Isa. …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
Second Withdrawal from Herod's Territory.
Another Avoiding of Herod's Territory.
Jesus Fails to Attend the Third Passover.
Then Jesus called to the crowd to come and hear. "Listen," he said, "and try to understand.
Then the disciples came to him and asked, "Do you realize you offended the Pharisees by what you just said?"
But the words you speak come from the heart--that's what defiles you.
"No, Lord," Peter declared. "I have never eaten anything that our Jewish laws have declared impure and unclean."
But the voice spoke again: "Do not call something unclean if God has made it clean."
1 Timothy 4:3
They will say it is wrong to be married and wrong to eat certain foods. But God created those foods to be eaten with thanks by faithful people who know the truth.
And the tongue is a flame of fire. It is a whole world of wickedness, corrupting your entire body. It can set your whole life on fire, for it is set on fire by hell itself.
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