Matthew 15:16

16 "Are even you still lacking in understanding?" He[a] asked.

Matthew 15:16 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 15:16

And Jesus said
As wondering at, and as being displeased with, and as reproving them for their dulness and ignorance:

are ye also yet without understanding?
you, my disciples, as well as the Scribes and Pharisees; you, who have been with me so long, who have heard so many discourses from me, who for so long a time have been instructed by me, both in private, and in public; and yet do not understand what is so plain and easy, that has nothing of difficulty in it, but what might easily be accounted for.

Matthew 15:16 In-Context

14 Leave them alone! They are blind guides. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."
15 Then Peter replied to Him, "Explain this parable to us."
16 "Are even you still lacking in understanding?" He asked.
17 "Don't you realize that whatever goes into the mouth passes into the stomach and is eliminated?
18 But what comes out of the mouth comes from the heart, and this defiles a man.

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