Parallel Verses

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."

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 makes him unclean and defiled, but what comes out of the mouth; this makes a man unclean and defiles [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.

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 And he called the people to him and said to them, 11  "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." 12 Then his disciples came up to him and said to him, "Do you know that the Pharisees were shocked to hear you say that?"


Cross References

Acts 10:14-15

But Peter said, "Never, sir! For I have never eaten anything that was not ceremonially cleansed."

Mark 7:15

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15-4

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15-4

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15-5

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15-15

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Mark 7:15-6

Nothing that goes into a man from outside can pollute him. It is what comes out of a man that pollutes him."

Matthew 12:34-37

You brood of snakes! how can you, bad as you are, utter anything good? For the mouth says only what the heart is full of.

Matthew 15:18-20

But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and they pollute a man.

Luke 11:38-41

The Pharisee noticed that he did not wash before the meal, and he was surprised.

Acts 11:8-9

But I said, 'Never, sir! For nothing that was not ceremonially cleansed has ever passed my lips.'

Romans 3:13-14

Their throats are like open graves, They use their tongues to deceive; The venom of asps is behind their lips,

Romans 14:14

I know and as a follower of the Lord Jesus I am convinced that nothing is unclean in itself; a thing is unclean only to the man who regards it as unclean.

Romans 14:17

The Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of uprightness, peace, and happiness through the possession of the holy Spirit.

Romans 14:20

You must not, just for the sake of food, undo the work of God. It is true, everything is clean, but it is wrong for a man to hurt the consciences of others by what he eats.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

For everything God has created is good, and nothing need be refused, provided it is accepted with thanksgiving,

Titus 1:15

To the pure everything is pure, but to the evil-minded and unbelieving nothing is pure, but their very minds and consciences are unclean.

Hebrews 13:9

You must not be carried away with strange varieties of teaching. The true way to steadfastness of heart is through God's mercy, not through scruples about food, which have never done their adherents any good.

James 3:5-8

So the tongue is a little organ and yet very boastful. What a great forest a spark will set on fire!

2 Peter 2:18

They utter arrogant nonsense and use physical cravings to lure into immorality men who are just escaping from among those who live in error;

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