It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.”
Do you not understand that everything that goes into the mouth passes into the stomach, and is eliminated?
there is nothing outside the man which can defile him if it goes into him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man.
And He *said to them, “Are you so lacking in understanding also? Do you not understand that whatever goes into the man from outside cannot defile him,
because it does not go into his heart, but into his stomach, and is eliminated?” (Thus He declared all foods clean.)
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