Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

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

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.

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.'

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 And he called the people to him and said to them, "Hear and understand: 11 not what goes into the mouth defiles a man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man." 12 Then the disciples came and said to him, "Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this saying?"


Cross References

Acts 10:14-15

But Peter said, "No, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean."

Mark 7:15

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."

Mark 7:15

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."

Mark 7:15

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."

Mark 7:15-4

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."

Mark 7:15-4

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."

Mark 7:15

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."

Mark 7:15-5

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."

Mark 7:15-15

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."

Mark 7:15-6

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."

Matthew 12:34-37

You brood of vipers! how can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Matthew 15:18-20

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

Luke 11:38-41

The Pharisee was surprised to see that he did not first wash before dinner.

Acts 11:8-9

But I said, 'No, Lord; for nothing common or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'

Romans 3:13-14

"Their throat is an open grave; they use their tongues to practice deceit." "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 if anyone regards something as unclean, then for 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, for the sake of food, destroy the work of God. Everything is indeed clean, but it is wrong for a man to eat anything that causes someone else to stumble.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

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

Titus 1:15

To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are corrupted and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their minds and consciences are corrupted.

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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