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Mark 7

NIV 1 The Pharisees and some of the teachers of the law who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus and NIV 1 The Pharisees and some of the teachers of the law who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus and NIV 2 saw some of his disciples eating food with hands that were "unclean," that is, unwashed. NIV 2 saw some of his disciples eating food with hands that were "unclean," that is, unwashed. NIV 3 (The Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they give their hands a ceremonial washing, holding to the tradition of the elders. NIV 3 (The Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they give their hands a ceremonial washing, holding to the tradition of the elders. NIV 4 When they come from the marketplace they do not eat unless they wash. And they observe many other traditions, such as the washing of cups, pitchers and kettles. ) NIV 4 When they come from the marketplace they do not eat unless they wash. And they observe many other traditions, such as the washing of cups, pitchers and kettles. ) NIV 5 So the Pharisees and teachers of the law asked Jesus, "Why don't your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders instead of eating their food with 'unclean' hands?" NIV 5 So the Pharisees and teachers of the law asked Jesus, "Why don't your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders instead of eating their food with 'unclean' hands?" NIV 6 He replied, "Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written: " 'These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. NIV 6 He replied, "Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written: " 'These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. NIV 7 They worship me in vain; their teachings are but rules taught by men.' NIV 7 They worship me in vain; their teachings are but rules taught by men.' NIV 8 You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to the traditions of men." NIV 8 You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to the traditions of men." NIV 9 And he said to them: "You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions! NIV 9 And he said to them: "You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions! NIV 10 For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'Anyone who curses his father or mother must be put to death.' NIV 10 For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'Anyone who curses his father or mother must be put to death.' NIV 11 But you say that if a man says to his father or mother: 'Whatever help you might otherwise have received from me is Corban' (that is, a gift devoted to God), NIV 11 But you say that if a man says to his father or mother: 'Whatever help you might otherwise have received from me is Corban' (that is, a gift devoted to God), NIV 12 then you no longer let him do anything for his father or mother. NIV 12 then you no longer let him do anything for his father or mother. NIV 13 Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many things like that." NIV 13 Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many things like that." NIV 14 Again Jesus called the crowd to him and said, "Listen to me, everyone, and understand this. NIV 14 Again Jesus called the crowd to him and said, "Listen to me, everyone, and understand this. NIV 15 Nothing outside a man can make him 'unclean' by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a man that makes him 'unclean.' " NIV 15 Nothing outside a man can make him 'unclean' by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a man that makes him 'unclean.' " NIV 17 After he had left the crowd and entered the house, his disciples asked him about this parable. NIV 17 After he had left the crowd and entered the house, his disciples asked him about this parable. NIV 18 "Are you so dull?" he asked. "Don't you see that nothing that enters a man from the outside can make him 'unclean'? NIV 18 "Are you so dull?" he asked. "Don't you see that nothing that enters a man from the outside can make him 'unclean'? NIV 19 For it doesn't go into his heart but into his stomach, and then out of his body." (In saying this, Jesus declared all foods "clean.") NIV 19 For it doesn't go into his heart but into his stomach, and then out of his body." (In saying this, Jesus declared all foods "clean.") NIV 20 He went on: "What comes out of a man is what makes him 'unclean.' NIV 20 He went on: "What comes out of a man is what makes him 'unclean.' NIV 21 For from within, out of men's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, NIV 21 For from within, out of men's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, NIV 22 greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. NIV 22 greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. NIV 23 All these evils come from inside and make a man 'unclean.' " NIV 23 All these evils come from inside and make a man 'unclean.' " NIV 24 Jesus left that place and went to the vicinity of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it; yet he could not keep his presence secret. NIV 24 Jesus left that place and went to the vicinity of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it; yet he could not keep his presence secret. NIV 25 In fact, as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose little daughter was possessed by an evil spirit came and fell at his feet. NIV 25 In fact, as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose little daughter was possessed by an evil spirit came and fell at his feet. NIV 26 The woman was a Greek, born in Syrian Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter. NIV 26 The woman was a Greek, born in Syrian Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter. NIV 27 "First let the children eat all they want," he told her, "for it is not right to take the children's bread and toss it to their dogs." NIV 27 "First let the children eat all they want," he told her, "for it is not right to take the children's bread and toss it to their dogs." NIV 28 "Yes, Lord," she replied, "but even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs." NIV 28 "Yes, Lord," she replied, "but even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs." NIV 29 Then he told her, "For such a reply, you may go; the demon has left your daughter." NIV 29 Then he told her, "For such a reply, you may go; the demon has left your daughter." NIV 30 She went home and found her child lying on the bed, and the demon gone. NIV 30 She went home and found her child lying on the bed, and the demon gone. NIV 31 Then Jesus left the vicinity of Tyre and went through Sidon, down to the Sea of Galilee and into the region of the Decapolis. NIV 31 Then Jesus left the vicinity of Tyre and went through Sidon, down to the Sea of Galilee and into the region of the Decapolis. NIV 32 There some people brought to him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk, and they begged him to place his hand on the man. NIV 32 There some people brought to him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk, and they begged him to place his hand on the man. NIV 33 After he took him aside, away from the crowd, Jesus put his fingers into the man's ears. Then he spit and touched the man's tongue. NIV 33 After he took him aside, away from the crowd, Jesus put his fingers into the man's ears. Then he spit and touched the man's tongue. NIV 34 He looked up to heaven and with a deep sigh said to him, ""Ephphatha!"" (which means, "Be opened!"). NIV 34 He looked up to heaven and with a deep sigh said to him, ""Ephphatha!"" (which means, "Be opened!"). NIV 35 At this, the man's ears were opened, his tongue was loosened and he began to speak plainly. NIV 35 At this, the man's ears were opened, his tongue was loosened and he began to speak plainly. NIV 36 Jesus commanded them not to tell anyone. But the more he did so, the more they kept talking about it. NIV 36 Jesus commanded them not to tell anyone. But the more he did so, the more they kept talking about it. NIV 37 People were overwhelmed with amazement. "He has done everything well," they said. "He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak." NIV 37 People were overwhelmed with amazement. "He has done everything well," they said. "He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak."