Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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 the heart of men, come base and malevolent thoughts and schemes, acts of sexual immorality, thefts, murders, adulteries,

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,

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

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

John Wesley New Testament

For from within, out of the heart of man proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, 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 He went on to say, "It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him. 21  For it is from inside, from men's hearts, that designs of evil come; immorality, stealing, murder, adultery, 22 greed, malice, deceit, indecency, envy, abusiveness, arrogance, folly??23 all these evils come from inside, and they pollute a man."


Cross References

Matthew 9:4

Jesus knew what they were thinking, and he said, "Why do you have such wicked thoughts in your hearts?

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come wicked designs, murder, adultery, immorality, stealing, false witness, impious speech.

Matthew 23:25-28

Alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.

Luke 16:15

And he said to them, "You are the men who parade your uprightness before people, but God knows your hearts. For what men consider great is detestable in the sight of God.

Acts 5:4

As long as it was unsold was it not yours, and after it was sold was not the money under your control? How could you think of doing such a thing? You did not lie to men but to God!"

Acts 8:22

So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, to see if you may not be forgiven for thinking of such a thing.

Romans 7:5

For when we were living mere physical lives the sinful passions, awakened by the Law, operated through the organs of our bodies to make us bear fruit for death.

Romans 7:8

That command gave sin an opening, and it led me to all sorts of covetous ways, for sin is lifeless without law.

Romans 8:7-8

For to be physically minded means hostility to God, for it refuses to obey God's law, indeed it cannot obey it.

Galatians 5:19-21

The things our physical nature does are clear enough??mmorality, impurity, licentiousness,

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.

James 1:14-15

When anyone is tempted, it is by his own desire that he is enticed and allured.

James 2:4

have you not wavered and shown that your judgments are guided by base motives?

James 4:1-3

What causes wars and fights among you? Is it not your cravings, which are at war within your bodies?

1 Peter 4:2-3

and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.

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