Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

New American Standard Bible

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

King James Version

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Holman Bible

For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

International Standard Version

because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

A Conservative Version

For from inside the heart of men proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts,

American Standard Version

For from within, out of the heart of men, evil thoughts proceed, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Amplified

For from within, [that is] out of the hearts of men, come base and wicked thoughts, sexual immorality, stealing, murder, adultery,

An Understandable Version

For from within, out of people's hearts, proceed evil thoughts, sexual immorality, stealing, murder, extramarital affairs,

Anderson New Testament

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the purposes which are evil: adulteries, lewd actions, murders,

Bible in Basic English

Because from inside, from the heart of men, come evil thoughts and unclean pleasures,

Common New Testament

For from within, out of the heart of men, come evil thoughts, fornications, theft, murder, adultery,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for from within, from the heart of man proceed wicked designs, adulteries, fornications, murders; thefts,

Godbey New Testament

For within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil reasonings, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is from inside, from men's hearts, that designs of evil come; immorality, stealing, murder, adultery,

John Wesley New Testament

For from within, out of the heart of man proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth the evil thoughts, the adulteries, the fornications, the murders,

Julia Smith Translation

For within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil reflections, adulteries, fornications, murders,

King James 2000

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Lexham Expanded Bible

For from within, from the heart of people, come evil plans, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

Modern King James verseion

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For from within even out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts: adultery, fornication, murder,

Moffatt New Testament

From within, from the heart of man, the designs of evil come: sexual vice, stealing, murder,

Montgomery New Testament

From within, from the heart of man, proceed evil purposes??22 fornication, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, wantonness, envy, slander, arrogance, reckless folly??23 all these wicked things issue from within and defile a man."

NET Bible

For from within, out of the human heart, come evil ideas, sexual immorality, theft, murder,

New Heart English Bible

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Noyes New Testament

For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth evil thoughts, fornications,

Sawyer New Testament

for from within, from the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, fornications,

The Emphasized Bible

For, from within, out of the heart of men, the base designs, come forth, - fornications, thefts,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For from within out of the heart of men proceed wicked reasonings, adulteries, whoredoms, murders,

Twentieth Century New Testament

For it is from within, out of the hearts of men, that there come evil thoughts--unchastity, theft, murder, adultery,

Webster

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Weymouth New Testament

For from within, out of men's hearts, their evil purposes proceed--fornication, theft, murder, adultery,

Williams New Testament

for from the inside, that is, from the hearts of men, designs for doing evil come, sexual immorality, stealing, murder,

World English Bible

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Worrell New Testament

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Worsley New Testament

for out of the heart of men proceed evil thoughts,

Youngs Literal Translation

for from within, out of the heart of men, the evil reasonings do come forth, adulteries, whoredoms, murders,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἔσωθεν 
Esothen 
Usage: 4

out
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

of the heart
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

of men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

διαλογισμός 
Dialogismos 
Usage: 11

μοιχεία 
Moicheia 
Usage: 2

πορνεία 
Porneia 
Usage: 21

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Mark 7:21

References

Context Readings

Defilement From Within

20 And he said, That which goes forth out of the man, that defiles the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22 thefts, covetousness, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, a wicked eye, injurious language, haughtiness, folly;


Cross References

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and incurable; who can know it?

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean man out of the unclean? Not one!

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 25:4

And how should man be just with God? Or how should he be clean that is born of a woman?

Psalm 14:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They have corrupted themselves, they have done abominable works: there is none that doeth good.

Psalm 14:3

They have all gone aside, they are together become corrupt: there is none that doeth good, not even one.

Psalm 53:1

{To the chief Musician. On Mahalath: an instruction. Of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God! They have corrupted themselves, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.

Psalm 53:3

Every one of them is gone back, they are together become corrupt: there is none that doeth good, not even one.

Psalm 58:2-3

Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Proverbs 4:23

Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.

Proverbs 15:25

Jehovah plucketh up the house of the proud; but he establisheth the boundary of the widow.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths;

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Ezekiel 38:10

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: It shall even come to pass in that day that things shall come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evil thought;

Matthew 9:4

And Jesus, seeing their thoughts, said, Why do ye think evil things in your hearts?

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies;

Matthew 23:25-28

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but within they are full of rapine and intemperance.

Luke 16:15

And he said to them, Ye are they who justify themselves before men, but God knows your hearts; for what amongst men is highly thought of is an abomination before God.

Acts 5:4

While it remained did it not remain to thee? and sold, was it not in thine own power? Why is it that thou hast purposed this thing in thine heart? Thou hast not lied to men, but to God.

Acts 8:22

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and supplicate the Lord, if indeed the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee;

Romans 7:5

For when we were in the flesh the passions of sins, which were by the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit to death;

Romans 7:8

but sin, getting a point of attack by the commandment, wrought in me every lust; for without law sin was dead.

Romans 8:7-8

Because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God; for neither indeed can it be:

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

Titus 3:3

For we were once ourselves also without intelligence, disobedient, wandering in error, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

James 1:14-15

But every one is tempted, drawn away, and enticed by his own lust;

James 2:4

have ye not made a difference among yourselves, and become judges having evil thoughts?

James 4:1-3

Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, from your pleasures, which war in your members?

1 Peter 4:2-3

no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

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