Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 having called the crowd, he said to them, Hear ye, and understand. 11 Not that coming into the mouth pollutes the man; but that going forth out of the mouth, this pollutes the man. 12 Then his disciples having come near, said to him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees, having heard the word, were scandalized?


Cross References

Acts 10:14-15

And Peter said, By no means, Lord; for never ate I anything common or unclean.

Mark 7:15

There is nothing from without a man, entering into him, which can defile him: but things coming out from him, these are the things polluting the man.

Psalm 10:7

His mouth was filled with cursing and deceit and violence: under his tongue, trouble and vanity.

Psalm 12:2

They will speak vanity each with his neighbor: smooth lips, with a heart and a heart will they speak

Psalm 52:2-4

Thy tongue will purpose mischief as a razor being sharpened, working deceit.

Psalm 58:3-4

The unjust turned aside from the belly: they went astray from the womb, speaking falsehood.

Isaiah 37:23

Whom didst thou reproach and revile, and against whom didst thou raise up the voice, and wilt thou lift up thine eyes on high to the Holy One of Israel?

Isaiah 59:3-5

For your hands were polluted with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips spake falsehood, your tongue will mutter evil.

Isaiah 59:13-15

Transgressing and lying against Jehovah, and departing from after our God, speaking violence and apostasy, they conceived and muttered from the heart words of falsehood.

Jeremiah 9:3-6

And they will bend their tongue, their bow, a lie: and they were not strong for faithfulness upon the land; for from evil to evil they went forth, and they knew me not, says Jehovah.

Matthew 12:34-37

O generation of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the month speaks.

Matthew 15:18-20

But the things going forth out of the mouth come from the heart, and these pollute the man.

Luke 11:38-41

And the Pharisee having seen, wondered that he was not first washed before dinner.

Acts 11:8-9

And I said, By no means, Lord: for anything common or unclean never came into my month.

Romans 3:13-14

Their throat an opened tomb; with their tongues have they used deceit; the poison of asps under their lips:

Romans 14:14

I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing common by itself; except to any one reckoning to be common, to that one it is common.

Romans 14:17

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but justice, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:20

Not for sake of food destroy thou the work of God. Truly all things clean; but evil to the man eating by offence.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

For every created thing of God good, and nothing thrown away, received with thanks:

Titus 1:15

All things truly pure to the pure: and to the defiled and unbelieving nothing pure; but also their mind and consciousness are defiled.

Hebrews 13:9

With various and strange teachings be not carried about. For good the heart be rendered firm by grace; not by food, in which they having walked about were not profited.

James 3:5-8

So also the tongue is a small member, and vaunts itself. Behold, how great a wood a little fire inflames

2 Peter 2:18

For speaking excessive things of vanity, they decoy with the eager desires of the flesh, for licentiousness, them having truly escaped from those turned back in error.

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