It’s not what goes into the mouth that defiles a man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.”
But what comes out of the mouth comes from the heart, and this defiles a man.
Nothing that goes into a person from outside can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.
Then He said, “What comes out of a person—that defiles him.
For from the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immoralities, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.
For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,
“When an unclean spirit comes out of a man, it roams through waterless places looking for rest but doesn’t find any.
“When an unclean spirit comes out of a man, it roams through waterless places looking for rest, and not finding rest, it then says, ‘I’ll go back to my house where I came from.’
Then Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of him, and from that moment the boy was healed.
And the unclean spirit convulsed him, shouted with a loud voice, and came out of him.
And He gave them permission. Then the unclean spirits came out and entered the pigs, and the herd of about 2,000 rushed down the steep bank into the sea and drowned there.
Then He told her, “Because of this reply, you may go. The demon has gone out of your daughter.”