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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 NIV 1 The Pharisees and some of the teachers of the law who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus NIV 2 and saw some of his disciples eating food with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. NIV 2 and saw some of his disciples eating food with hands that were defiled, 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 defiled 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 defiled 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 merely human rules.’ NIV 7 They worship me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules.’ NIV 8 You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions.” NIV 8 You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions.” NIV 9 And he continued, “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observeyour own traditions! NIV 9 And he continued, “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observeyour own traditions! NIV 10 For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’and, ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’ NIV 10 For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’and, ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’ NIV 11 But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is Corban (that is, devoted to God)— NIV 11 But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is Corban (that is, devoted to God)— NIV 12 then you no longer let them do anything for their father or mother. NIV 12 then you no longer let them do anything for their 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 person can defile them by going into them. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles them.” NIV 15 Nothing outside a person can defile them by going into them. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles them.” 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 person from the outside can defile them? NIV 18 “Are you so dull?” he asked. “Don’t you see that nothing that enters a person from the outside can defile them? NIV 19 For it doesn’t go into their heart but into their stomach, and then out of the body.” (In saying this, Jesus declared all foods clean.) NIV 19 For it doesn’t go into their heart but into their stomach, and then out of the body.” (In saying this, Jesus declared all foods clean.) NIV 20 He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. NIV 20 He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. NIV 21 For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, NIV 21 For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, NIV 22 adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. NIV 22 adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. NIV 23 All these evils come from inside and defile a person.” NIV 23 All these evils come from inside and defile a person.” 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 impure 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 impure 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 the 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 the dogs.” NIV 28 “Lord,” she replied, “even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.” NIV 28 “Lord,” she replied, “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 Jesus to place his hand on him. NIV 32 There some people brought to him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk, and they begged Jesus to place his hand on him. 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.”