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Matthew 15:7–9

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Matthew 15:7–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you:

“ ‘These people honor me with their lips,

but their hearts are far from me.

They worship me in vain;

their teachings are merely human rules.

Matthew 15:7–9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

You hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy of you, when he said:

“ ‘This people honors me with their lips,

but their heart is far from me;

in vain do they worship me,

teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’ ”

Matthew 15:7–9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you, for he wrote,

These people honor me with their lips,

but their hearts are far from me.

Their worship is a farce,

for they teach man-made ideas as commands from God.’

Matthew 15:7–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy about you, saying:

These people draw near to Me with their mouth,

And honor Me with their lips,

But their heart is far from Me.

And in vain they worship Me,

Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’ ”

Matthew 15:7–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

You are hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he said about you:

‘These people show honor to me with words,

but their hearts are far from me.

Their worship of me is worthless.

The things they teach are nothing but human rules.’ ”

Matthew 15:7–9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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

This people honoreth me with their lips;

But their heart is far from me.

But in vain do they worship me,

Teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men.

Matthew 15:7–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Hypocrites! well has Esaias prophesied about you, saying, This people honour me with the lips, but their heart is far away from me; but in vain do they worship me, teaching as teachings commandments of men.

Matthew 15:7–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you:

‘These people honor me with their lips,

but their hearts are far from me.

Their worship of me is pointless,

because their teachings are rules made by humans.’ ”

Matthew 15:7–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied correctly about you when he said:

These people honor Me with their lips,

but their heart is far from Me.

They worship Me in vain,

teaching as doctrines the commands of men.

Matthew 15:7–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

You hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied rightly about you when he said:

This people honors me with their lips,

but their hearts are far from me;

in vain do they worship me,

teaching human precepts as doctrines.’ ”

Matthew 15:7–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Hypocrites! Isaiah correctly prophesied about you saying,

‘This people honors me with their lips,

but their heart is far, far away from me,

and they worship me in vain,

teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’ ”

Matthew 15:7–9 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“You pretenders! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you. He said,

“ ‘These people honor me by what they say.

But their hearts are far away from me.

Their worship doesn’t mean anything to me.

They teach nothing but human rules.’ ”

Matthew 15:7–9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you:

This people honors Me with their lips,

But their heart is far away from Me.

But in vain do they worship Me,

Teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’ ”