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."
But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and it is those things that make a person unclean.
Nothing that goes into a person from the outside can make him unclean. It's what comes out of a person that makes a person unclean.
Then he continued, "It's what comes out of a person that makes a person unclean,
It is out of the heart that evil thoughts come, as well as murder, adultery, sexual immorality, stealing, false testimony, and slander.
because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder,
"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through waterless places looking for a place to rest, but finds none.
"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through dry places looking for a place to rest but doesn't find any. So it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.'
Then Jesus rebuked the demon and it came out of him, and the boy was healed that very hour.
At this, the unclean spirit shook the man, cried out with a loud voice, and came out of him.
So he let them do this. The unclean spirits came out of the man and went into the pigs, and the herd of about 2,000 rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned there.
Then he told her, "Because you have said this, go! The demon has left your daughter."