Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

That which goeth

Mark 7:15
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.
Luke 11:38
And when the pharisee saw it he wondered that He did not wash first, before dinner.
Acts 10:14
But Peter said, By no means, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing polluted or unclean.
Acts 11:8
But I said, By no means, Lord: for nothing polluted or unclean hath ever entered into my mouth.
Romans 14:14
I know and have been taught by the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: only to him that thinketh any thing unclean, to him it is unclean.
1 Timothy 4:4
For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected, if it be received with thanksgiving:
Titus 1:15
To the pure indeed all things are pure; but to the polluted and unbelieving nothing is pure; even their mind and conscience is polluted.
Hebrews 13:9
be not then carried about by various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be established by grace, and not in meats, in which those that have been most exact, have not profited by them.

But

Matthew 15:18
But the things, which proceed out of the mouth, come from the heart, and those defile a man.
Matthew 12:34
O race of vipers, how can ye speak good things, who are yourselves so wicked? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
Romans 3:13
Their throat is an open sepulchre: with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:
James 3:5
So the tongue is a small part of the body, yet boasteth great things. Behold how much fuel a little fire kindleth!
2 Peter 2:18
For when they speak swelling words of vanity, they ensnare in the lusts of the flesh, through their lasciviousness, those who had indeed withdrawn from such as deal in error;

General references

Matthew 15:18
But the things, which proceed out of the mouth, come from the heart, and those defile a man.
Luke 12:57
and why do ye not even of yourselves judge what is right?