Matthew 15:16

16 “Are you still so dull?” Jesus asked them.

Matthew 15:16 in Other Translations

16 And Jesus said,Are ye also yet without understanding?
16 And he said, "Are you also still without understanding?
16 “Don’t you understand yet?” Jesus asked.
16 Jesus replied, "You too? Are you being willfully stupid?
16 "Are even you still lacking in understanding?" He 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; they are blind guides.If the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit.”
15 Peter said, “Explain the parable to us.”
16 “Are you still so dull?” Jesus asked them.
17 “Don’t you see that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and then out of the body?
18 But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from the heart, and these defile them.

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