Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

there is nothing outside the man which can defile him if it goes into him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man.

King James Version

There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

Holman Bible

Nothing that goes into a person from outside can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.

International Standard Version

Nothing that goes into a person from the outside can make him unclean. It's what comes out of a person that makes a person unclean.

A Conservative Version

There is nothing outside the man, entering into him that can defile him, but the things coming out of him those are the things that defile the man.

American Standard Version

there is nothing from without the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.

Amplified

There is not [even] one thing outside a man which by going into him can pollute and defile him; but the things which come out of a man are what defile him and make him unhallowed and unclean.

An Understandable Version

There is nothing that enters a person's body from the outside that can [spiritually] corrupt him, but it is what proceeds out of a person's life that [spiritually] corrupts him." {{Verse

Anderson New Testament

There is nothing with out that, by entering into a man, can defile him. But those things which come out of the man, defile him.

Bible in Basic English

There is nothing outside the man which, going into him, is able to make him unclean: but the things which come out of the man are those which make the man unclean.

Common New Testament

there is nothing outside a man which by going into him can defile him; but the things which come out of a man are what defile him."

Daniel Mace New Testament

there is nothing from without, that entring into a man can defile him: but that which originally proceeds from the man, is what defiles him.

Darby Translation

There is nothing from outside a man entering into him which can defile him; but the things which go out from him, those it is which defile the man.

Godbey New Testament

There is nothing without a man coming into him, which is competent to defile him: but those things coming out from him, these are the things which defile the man.

Goodspeed New Testament

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

John Wesley New Testament

There is nothing entering into a man from without, which can defile him; but the things which come out of him, these are they that defile the man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

there is nothing from outside the man that entering into him can defile him, but the things which come out of him, those are what defile the man.

Julia Smith Translation

There is nothing from without a man, entering into him, which can defile him: but things coming out from him, these are the things polluting the man.

King James 2000

There is nothing from outside a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There is nothing outside of a person that is able to defile him [by] going into him. But the things that go out of a person are the things that defile a person."

Modern King James verseion

There is nothing from outside a man which entering into him can defile him. But the things which come out of him, those are the ones that defile the man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is nothing without a man that can defile him when it entereth into him, but those things which proceed out of him are those which defile the man.

Moffatt New Testament

nothing outside a man can defile him by entering him; it is what comes from him that defiles him.

Montgomery New Testament

"Listen to me, all of you, and understand; there is nothing outside a man which by entering in can defile him; but it is what comes from him that defiled him."

NET Bible

There is nothing outside of a person that can defile him by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles him."

New Heart English Bible

There is nothing from outside of the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man."

Noyes New Testament

Nothing that entereth into a man from without can defile him; but the things that come out of him are what defile a man.

Sawyer New Testament

Nothing which being out of a man entering into him, can defile him; but those things which proceed from the man, these are the things which defile the man.

The Emphasized Bible

Nothing, is there, from without the man, entering into him, which can defile him; but, the things which, out of the man, come forth, are the things that defile the man.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him, can make him unclean: but the things which come out from him, these are the things which make a man unclean.

Twentieth Century New Testament

There is nothing external to a man, which by going into him can 'defile' him; but the things that come out from a man are the things that defile him."

Webster

There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him, can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

Weymouth New Testament

There is nothing outside a man which entering him can make him unclean; but it is the things which come out of a man that make him unclean."

Williams New Testament

Nothing that goes into a man from the outside can make him foul, but the things that come from the inside of a man are the things that make him foul."

World English Bible

There is nothing from outside of the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.

Worrell New Testament

there is nothing from without the man, that, entering into him, can defile him; but the things proceeding out of the man are those that defile the man."

Worsley New Testament

Hear me all of you, and understand, There is nothing without a man, which entring into him can defile him: but the things proceeding from him are those which defile a man.

Youngs Literal Translation

there is nothing from without the man entering into him that is able to defile him, but the things coming out from him, those are the things defiling the man.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
There is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

ἔξωθεν 
Exothen 
Usage: 4

a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

εἰσπορεύομαι 
Eisporeuomai 
enter, enter in, come in, go
Usage: 7

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267






Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

κοινόω 
Koinoo 
Usage: 5

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

ἐκπορεύομαι 
Ekporeuomai 
proceed, go out, go, come, depart, go forth, , vr go forth
Usage: 22

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

κοινόω 
Koinoo 
Usage: 5

References

Context Readings

Defilement From Within

14 After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand: 15 there is nothing outside the man which can defile him if it goes into him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man. 16 ["If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear."]


Cross References

Leviticus 11:42-47

'Whatever crawls on its belly, and whatever walks on all fours, whatever has many feet, in respect to every swarming thing that swarms on the earth, you shall not eat them, for they are detestable.

Proverbs 4:23

Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.

Matthew 12:34

"You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.

Matthew 15:16

Jesus said, "Are you still lacking in understanding also?

Mark 7:18-23

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,

Acts 10:14-16

But Peter said, "By no means, Lord, for I have never eaten anything unholy and unclean."

Acts 10:28

And he said to them, "You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a man who is a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit him; and yet God has shown me that I should not call any man unholy or unclean.

Acts 11:8-10

"But I said, 'By no means, Lord, for nothing unholy or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'

Acts 15:20-21

but that we write to them that they abstain from things contaminated by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.

Romans 14:17

for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 10:25

Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without asking questions for conscience' sake;

1 Timothy 4:3-5

men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.

Titus 1:15

To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Hebrews 9:10

since they relate only to food and drink and various washings, regulations for the body imposed until a time of reformation.

Hebrews 13:9

Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were so occupied were not benefited.



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