Page images



[merged small][ocr errors][merged small]

Jesus* †

[blocks in formation]

gether unto him the

scribes and Pharisees, Pharisees, and certain

which of the scribes, which

were of Jerusalem.

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small]

Time....After the third Passover. | † Place Galilee.

[blocks in formation]


2 Why do thy disciples transgress the

which they have re-.
ceived to hold, as the
washing of cups, and
pots, brasen vessels,
and of tables.

5 Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according tradition of the elders? to the tradition of the for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

3 But he answered and said unto them, 7 Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,

8 This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and

elders, but eat bread
with unwashen hands?

6 He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people

honoureth me with honoureth me with

their lips; but their

heart is far from me.

9 But in vain

they do worship me,

their lips, but their

heart is far from me.

7 Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines teaching for doctrines the commandments of the commandments of

[blocks in formation]
[blocks in formation]
[merged small][ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]

m other; and he that thy mother; and, Who-
curseth father or so curseth father or
mother, let him die mother, let him die
the death.
the death.

5 But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is

a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by


6 And honour not his fatherorhis mother,

he shall be free.
Thus have ye made the
commandment of God
of none effect by
your tradition.

10 ¶ And he called the multitude, and said

unto them, Hear,

and understand:

11 Not that which

goeth into the mouth
defileth a man; but
that which cometh
out of the mouth,
this defileth a man.

11 But ye say, If a
man shall say to his
father or mother,
It is Corban, that is to
say, a gift,

by whatsoever thou
mightest be profited by


12 And ye suffer him no more to do ought for his father or his mother;

he shall be free.

13 Making the
of God
of none effect through
your tradition,
which ye have deliver-
ed and many such
like things do ye.

14¶ And when he
had called all the peo-
ple unto him, he said
unto them, Hearken
unto me every one of
you, and understand:

15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defiletheman.

16 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.

[blocks in formation]


12 Then came his disciples, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?

13 But he answered and said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not plant→ ed, shall be rooted up,

14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

15 Then answered Peter, & said unto him,

Declare unto us

this parable.

16 And Jesus said,

[blocks in formation]

18 And he saith unto

Are ye also yet them, Are ye so

without understanding without understanding

17 Do not ye yet

understand, that what



[blocks in formation]

entereth in at the mouth entereth into the man,

goeth into the belly, and is cast out into the draught?

18 But those things

it cannot defile him;

19 Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught,

purging all meats?

20 And he said,That

which proceed out of which cometh out of

the mouth come forth the man,

from the heart; and

they defile the man.

that defileth the man.






19 For

out of the heart

proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications,


false witness,


21 For from within,
out of the heart of men
proceed evil thoughts,
adulteries, fornications

22 Thefts, covetous-
ness, wickedness, de-
ceit, lasciviousness an

blasphemies: evil eye, blasphemy,
pride, foolishness:

20 These are the

things which

defile a man:

[blocks in formation]

23 All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.

[blocks in formation]

25 For a certain woman, whose young of daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of

came out of him, and came

the same coasts,

and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter isgrievously vexedwith a devil.

and fell at his feet:

26 The woman was a Greek,a Syrophenician

[blocks in formation]

* Place....The confines of Tyre and Sidon

« PreviousContinue »