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Matthew 1521st Century King James Version (KJ21)

15 Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, who were from Jerusalem, saying,

“Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they wash not their hands when they eat bread.”

But He answered and said unto them, “Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?

For God commanded, saying, ‘Honor thy father and mother,’ and, ‘He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.’

But ye say that whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, ‘by whatsoever thou might have profited by me, it is a gift,’

and honor not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.

Ye hypocrites, well did Isaiah prophesy of you, saying,

‘This people draweth nigh unto Me with their mouth, and honoreth Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me.

But in vain they do worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.’”

10 And He called the multitude and said unto them, “Hear and understand:

11 Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man, but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.”

12 Then came His disciples and said unto Him, “Knowest Thou that the Pharisees were offended after they heard this saying?”

13 But He answered and said, “Every plant which My heavenly Father hath not planted shall be rooted up.

14 Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”

15 Then answered Peter and said unto Him, “Explain to us this parable.”

16 And Jesus said, “Are ye also yet without understanding?

17 Do ye not yet understand that whatsoever entereth in at the mouth goeth into the belly, and is cast out into the drain?

18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.

19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

20 these are the things which defile a man. But to eat with unwashed hands defileth not a man.”

21 Then Jesus went thence and departed into the region of Tyre and Sidon.

22 And behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same region and cried unto Him, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Thou Son of David! My daughter is grievously vexed with a devil.”

23 But He answered her not a word. And His disciples came and besought Him, saying, “Send her away, for she crieth after us.”

24 But He answered and said, “I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”

25 Then she came and worshiped Him, saying, “Lord help me.”

26 But He answered and said, “It is not meet to take children’s bread and cast it to dogs.”

27 And she said, “Truth, Lord; yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.”

28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, “O woman, great is thy faith. Be it unto thee even as thou wilt.” And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

29 And Jesus departed from thence and came nigh unto the Sea of Galilee, and went up onto a mountain and sat down there.

30 And great multitudes came unto Him, having with them those who were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast them down at Jesus’ feet, and He healed them,

31 insomuch that the multitude wondered when they saw the dumb to speak, and the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see. And they glorified the God of Israel.

32 Then Jesus called His disciples unto Him and said, “I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with Me now three days and have had nothing to eat; and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint on the way.”

33 And His disciples said unto Him, “From whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness as to fill so great a multitude?”

34 And Jesus said unto them, “How many loaves have ye?” And they said, “Seven, and a few little fishes.”

35 And He commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground.

36 And He took the seven loaves and the fishes, and gave thanks, and broke them and gave to His disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

37 And they all ate and were filled. And they took up of the broken pieces that were left, seven baskets full.

38 And those who ate were four thousand men, besides women and children.

39 And He sent away the multitude, and took the boat and went into the coasts of Magdala.

Mark 721st Century King James Version (KJ21)

Then came together unto Him the Pharisees and certain of the scribes, who came from Jerusalem.

And when they saw some of His disciples eat bread with defiled (that is to say, unwashed) hands, they found fault.

For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat, unless they wash their hands oft, holding to the tradition of the elders.

And when they come from the market, they eat not unless they wash; and there are many other customs which they have received and hold to, as the washing of cups, pots, brazen vessels and of tables.

Then the Pharisees and scribes asked Him, “Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands?”

He answered and said unto them, “Well hath Isaiah prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written: ‘This people honoreth Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me.

Therefore, in vain do they worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.’

For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold to the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups, and many other like things ye do.”

And He said unto them, “Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

10 For Moses said, ‘Honor thy father and thy mother,’ and, ‘Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death.’

11 But ye say that if a man shall say to his father or mother, ‘It is Corban’ (that is to say, a gift of whatsoever thou mightest have profited from me), he shall be freed;

12 and ye suffer him no more to do aught for his father or his mother,

13 thus making the Word of God of no effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered. And many like things do ye.”

14 And when He had called all the people unto Him, He said unto them, “Hearken unto Me every one of you, and understand:

15 There is nothing from outside a man that, entering into him, can defile him; but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

16 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.”

17 And when He had entered into the house away from the people, His disciples asked Him concerning the parable.

18 And He said unto them, “Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive that whatsoever thing from outside entereth into a man, it cannot defile him,

19 because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly and goeth out into the drain, thereby purging all meats?”

20 And He said, “That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man.

21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

22 thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

23 all these evil things come from within and defile the man.”

24 And from thence He arose and went into the region of Tyre and Sidon, and entered into a house, and would have no man know about it; but He could not be hid.

25 For a certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of Him, and came and fell at His feet.

26 The woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by nation, and she besought Him that He would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

27 But Jesus said unto her, “Let the children first be filled, for it is not meet to take the children’s bread and to cast it unto the dogs.”

28 And she answered and said unto Him, “Yes, Lord, yet the dogs under the table eat of the children’s crumbs.”

29 And He said unto her, “For this saying go thy way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter.”

30 And when she had come to her house, she found the devil gone out, and her daughter laid upon the bed.

31 And again, departing from the coasts of Tyre and Sidon, He came unto the Sea of Galilee through the midst of the region of Decapolis.

32 And they brought unto Him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech, and they besought Him to put His hand upon him.

33 And He took him aside from the multitude and put His fingers into his ears, and He spat and touched his tongue.

34 And looking up to Heaven, He sighed and said unto him, “Ephphatha,” that is, “Be opened.”

35 And straightway his ears were opened, and the bond of his tongue was loosed and he spoke plainly.

36 And He charged them that they should tell no man. But the more He charged them, the more widely they proclaimed it

37 and were astonished beyond measure, saying, “He hath done all things well; he maketh both the deaf to hear and the dumb to speak.”

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