Matthew 15:15-20 NAS

The Heart of Man

15 Peter asaid to Him, "1Explain the parable to us."

References for Matthew 15:15

    • dž 15:15 - Lit "answered and said"
      16 bJesus said, "Are you still lacking in understanding also?

      References for Matthew 15:16

        • LJ 15:16 - Lit "and He"
          17 "Do you not understand that everything that goes into the mouth passes into the stomach, and is celiminated *?

          References for Matthew 15:17

            • Lj 15:17 - Lit "thrown out into the latrine"
              18 "But 2the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.

              References for Matthew 15:18

              19 "3For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, dfornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.

              References for Matthew 15:19

                • lj 15:19 - I.e. sexual immorality
                  20 "These are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man."