And he said, That which comes out of the man, that defiles the man.
Treasury of Scripture
Mark 7:15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him...
Psalm 41:6 And if he come to see me, he speaks vanity: his heart gathers iniquity to itself; when he goes abroad, he tells it.
Hebrews 7:6 But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.
Micah 2:1 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil on their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it...
Matthew 12:34-37 O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks...
James 1:14,15 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed...
James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body...
James 4:1 From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
ContextWhat Defiles a Man
14And when he had called all the people to him, he said to them, Listen to me every one of you, and understand: 15There 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 defile the man. 16If any man have ears to hear, let him hear. 17And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable. 18And he said to them, Are you so without understanding also? Do you not perceive, that whatever thing from without enters into the man, it cannot defile him; 19Because it enters not into his heart, but into the belly, and goes out into the draught, purging all meats? 20And he said, That which comes out of the man, that defiles the man. 21For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: 23All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And he said, That which proceedeth out of the man, that defileth the man.
But he said that the things which come out from a man, they defile a man.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, That which goes forth out of the man, that defiles the man.
King James Bible
And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man.
Young's Literal Translation
And he said -- 'That which is coming out from the man, that doth defile the man;