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Jesus teaches his disciples about the coming of the Son of Man
Jesus taught his disciples that it is not what goes into a person that defiles, but what comes out.
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hire
Hire[ (vb.) Heb. śāḵar, sāḵar (Ezr. 4:5), tānâ (Hos. 8:9f); Gk. misthóomai (Mt. 20:1, 7)]; AV also REWARD (Prov. 26:10); NEB also “sell themselves” (1 S. 2:5), BRIBE (Neh. 6:12f.; Ezr. 4:5), BARGAIN (Hos. 8:9f); [ (subst) Heb. śāḵîr, śāḵār, ʾeṯnān (Dt. 23:18 [MT 19]; Isa. 23:17f.;
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hire, Hireling
HIRE, HIRELING. The two main classes of *wage-earner in Israel were the foreign mercenary and the agricultural labourer, typifying respectively dereliction of duty (Je. 46:21) and stinting service (Jb. 7:1f.) under exploitation (Mal. 3:5). Hence the pejoratives in Jn. 10:12–13 and Lk. 15:19. David introduced
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HIRE
HIRE<hir>: Two entirely different words are translated “hire” in the Old Testament:1. The most frequent one is [שָׂכָר‎, sakhar], verb [שָׂכַר‎, sakhar], and verbal adjective [rykic;, sakhir].a. As a verb it means “to hire” for a wage, either money or something else; in this sense it is used with
SLUICE
SLUICE<sloos> ([שֶׂכֶר‎, sekher], literally, “hire”): In Isaiah 19:10, the King James Version reads, “all that make sluices and ponds for fish.” the Revised Version (British and American) entirely alters the translation of the whole verse. It reads, “And the pillars of Egypt shall be broken in
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Hire
HIRE.—‘Hire’ (μισθός) occurs in two passages as the regular payment given for service rendered. In the parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard (Mt 20:8) it is spoken of the day’s wage, the denarius, owing by agreement to the workers. The proverbial phrase, ‘The labourer is worthy of his hire’ (Lk 10:7),
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Hire
HIRE, hīr: Two entirely different words are trd “hire” in the OT:(1) The most frequent one is שָׂכָר‎, sākhār, vb. שָׂכַר‎, sākhar, and verbal adj. שָׂכיר‎, sākhīr. (a) As a vb. it means “to hire” for a wage, either money or something else; in this sense it is used with regard to ordinary laborers
Sluice
SLUICE, slōōs (שֶׂכֶר‎, sekher, lit. “hire”): In Isa 19:10, AV reads, “all that make sluices and ponds for fish.” RV entirely alters the tr of the whole verse. It reads, “And the pillars of Egypt shall be broken in pieces; all they that work for hire [m “that make dams”] shall be grieved in soul.”
Key passages
Mt 15:12–20

Then the disciples came and said to him, “Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this saying?” And he answered and said, “Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted. Let them! They are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the …

Mt 19:23–20:16

And Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I say to you that with difficulty a rich person will enter into the kingdom of heaven! And again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than a rich person into the kingdom of God.” So when the disciples heard this, …

Mk 7:16–23

And when he entered into the house away from the crowd, his disciples asked him about the parable. And he said to them, “So are you also without understanding? Do you not understand that everything that is outside that goes into a person is not able to defile him? For it does not enter into …

Mk 10:23–31

And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How difficult it is for those who possess wealth to enter into the kingdom of God!” And the disciples were astounded at his words. But Jesus answered and said to them again, “Children, how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of God! …

Lk 17:22–37

And he said to the disciples, “Days will come when you will desire to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you will not see it. And they will say to you, ‘Behold, there!’ ‘Behold, here!’ Do not go out or run after them! For just as the lightning shines forth, …

Lk 18:24–30

And Jesus took notice of him and said, “How difficult it is for those who possess wealth to enter into the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter into the kingdom of God. So those who heard this said, “And who can …

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