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Mark 7:14–15

The Heart of Man

14 After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:

15 there is nothing outside the man which can defile him if it goes into him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man.

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Mark 7:14–15 — The New International Version (NIV)

14 Again Jesus called the crowd to him and said, Listen to me, everyone, and understand this. 15 Nothing outside a person can defile them by going into them. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles them.”

Mark 7:14–15 — English Standard Version (ESV)

14 And he called the people to him again and said to them, Hear me, all of you, and understand: 15 There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.”

Mark 7:14–15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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 without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.

Mark 7:14–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 Then Jesus called to the crowd to come and hear. All of you listen,” he said, and try to understand. 15 It’s not what goes into your body that defiles you; you are defiled by what comes from your heart.

Mark 7:14–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

14 When He had called all the multitude to Himself, He said to them, Hear Me, everyone, and understand: 15 There is nothing that enters a man from outside which can defile him; but the things which come out of him, those are the things that defile a man.

Mark 7:14–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 After Jesus called the crowd to him again, he said, “Every person should listen to me and understand what I am saying. 15 There is nothing people put into their bodies that makes them unclean. People are made unclean by the things that come out of them.

Mark 7:14–15 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

14 And he called to him the multitude again, and said unto them, Hear me all of you, and understand: 15 there is nothing from without the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.

Mark 7:14–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 And having called again the crowd, he said to them, Hear me, all of you, and understand: 15 There is nothing from outside a man entering into him which can defile him; but the things which go out from him, those it is which defile the man.

Mark 7:14–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 Then he called the crowd again and said to them, “Listen to me, all of you, and try to understand! 15 Nothing that goes into a person from the outside can make him unclean. It’s what comes out of a person that makes him unclean.

Mark 7:14–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 Summoning the crowd again, He told them, Listen to Me, all of you, and understand: 15 Nothing that goes into a person from outside can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.

Mark 7:14–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 Then he called the crowd again and said to them, Listen to me, all of you, and understand: 15 there is nothing outside a person that by going in can defile, but the things that come out are what defile.”

Mark 7:14–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 And summoning the crowd again, he said to them, “Listen to me, all of you, and understand: 15 There is nothing outside of a person that is able to defile him by going into him. But the things that go out of a person are the things that defile a person.”

Mark 7:14–15 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

14 Again Jesus called the crowd to him. He said, “Listen to me, everyone. Understand this.