Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.”

King James Version

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

Holman Bible

It’s not what goes into the mouth that defiles a man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.”

International Standard Version

It is not what goes into the mouth that makes a person unclean. It is what comes out of the mouth that makes a person unclean."

A Conservative Version

Not that which enters into the mouth defiles the man, but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles the man.

American Standard Version

Not that which entereth into the mouth defileth the man; but that which proceedeth out of the mouth, this defileth the man.

Amplified

It is not what goes into the mouth of a man that defiles and dishonors him, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles and dishonors him.”

An Understandable Version

It is not what enters the mouth of a person that [spiritually] corrupts him, but what proceeds out of his mouth that [spiritually] corrupts him."

Anderson New Testament

That which enters the mouth does not defile the man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles the man.

Bible in Basic English

Not that which goes into the mouth makes a man unclean, but that which comes out of the mouth.

Common New Testament

not what goes into the mouth defiles a man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man."

Daniel Mace New Testament

that which entereth by the mouth is not what defiles a man: but what defiles the man is that which is discharged by the mouth.

Darby Translation

Not what enters into the mouth defiles the man; but what goes forth out of the mouth, this defiles the man.

Godbey New Testament

That if which cometh into the mouth does not defile the man; but that which cometh out from the mouth, that defiles the man.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Listen to this, and grasp it! It is not what goes into a man's mouth that pollutes him; it is what comes out of his mouth that pollutes a man."

John Wesley New Testament

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth the man, but what cometh out of the mouth, this defileth the man.

Julia Smith Translation

Not that coming into the mouth pollutes the man; but that going forth out of the mouth, this pollutes the man.

King James 2000

Not that which goes into the mouth defiles a man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but what comes out of the mouth--this defiles a person."

Modern King James verseion

Not that which goes into the mouth defiles a man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That which goeth into the mouth, defileth not the man: but that which cometh out of the mouth, defileth the man."

Moffatt New Testament

it is not what enters a man's mouth that defiles him, what defiles a man is what comes out of his mouth."

Montgomery New Testament

"Listen, and pay attention. It is not what goes into a man's mouth that defiles him, but what comes out of it, that defiles the man."

NET Bible

What defiles a person is not what goes into the mouth; it is what comes out of the mouth that defiles a person."

New Heart English Bible

That which enters into the mouth does not defile the man; but that which proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man."

Noyes New Testament

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

Sawyer New Testament

Not that which enters into the mouth, defiles the man; but that which proceeds out of the mouth that defiles the man.

The Emphasized Bible

Not that which entereth into the mouth, defileth the man, but, that which proceedeth out of the mouth, the same, defileth the man,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but what cometh out of the mouth, that defileth the man.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is not what enters a man's mouth that 'defiles' him, but what comes out from his mouth--that does defile him!"

Webster

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

Weymouth New Testament

It is not what goes into a man's mouth that defiles him; but it is what comes out of his mouth--*that* defiles a man."

Williams New Testament

It is not what goes into a man's mouth that makes him foul; no, it is what comes out of a man's mouth that makes him foul."

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."

Worrell New Testament

Not that which enters into the mouth defiles the man; but that which proceeds out of the mouth??his defiles the man."

Worsley New Testament

not that which goeth into the mouth defileth the man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this polluteth the man.

Youngs 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.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

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

the mouth
στόμα 
Stoma 
στόμα 
Stoma 
Usage: 63
Usage: 63

κοινόω 
Koinoo 
κοινόω 
Koinoo 
Usage: 5
Usage: 5

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

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

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

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

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 15:11

References

Images Matthew 15:11

Prayers for Matthew 15:11

Context Readings

Defilement From Within

10 After Jesus called the crowd to Him, He said to them, “Hear and understand. 11 It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.” 12 Then the disciples *came and *said to Him, “Do You know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this statement?”


Cross References

Acts 10:14-15

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

Mark 7:15

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.

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression;
Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falsehood to one another;
With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.

Psalm 52:2-4

Your tongue devises destruction,
Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.

Psalm 58:3-4

The wicked are estranged from the womb;
These who speak lies go astray from birth.

Isaiah 37:23

“Whom have you reproached and blasphemed?
And against whom have you raised your voice
And haughtily lifted up your eyes?
Against the Holy One of Israel!

Isaiah 59:3-5

For your hands are defiled with blood
And your fingers with iniquity;
Your lips have spoken falsehood,
Your tongue mutters wickedness.

Isaiah 59:13-15

Transgressing and denying the Lord,
And turning away from our God,
Speaking oppression and revolt,
Conceiving in and uttering from the heart lying words.

Jeremiah 9:3-6

“They bend their tongue like their bow;
Lies and not truth prevail in the land;
For they proceed from evil to evil,
And they do not know Me,” declares the Lord.

Matthew 12:34-37

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 15:18-20

But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.

Luke 11:38-41

When the Pharisee saw it, he was surprised that He had not first ceremonially washed before the meal.

Acts 11:8-9

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

Romans 3:13-14

Their throat is an open grave,
With their tongues they keep deceiving,”
The poison of asps is under their lips”;

Romans 14:14

I know and am convinced in the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself; but to him who thinks anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

Romans 14:17

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

Romans 14:20

Do not tear down the work of God for the sake of food. All things indeed are clean, but they are evil for the man who eats and gives offense.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;

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 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.

James 3:5-8

So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things.See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!

2 Peter 2:18

For speaking out arrogant words of vanity they entice by fleshly desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error,

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