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which they have re-.
washing of cups, and
5 Then the Pharisaying,
sees and scribes asked 2 Why do thy dis- him, Why walk, not ciples transgress the thy disciples according tradition of the elders? to the tradition of the for they wash not their elders, but eat bread hands when they eat with unwashen hands? bread. 3 But he answered
6 He answered and said unto them, and said unto them,
7 Ye hypocrites, well Well hath Esaias prodid Esaias prophesy of phesied of you hypoyou, saying,
crites, as it is written, 8 This people
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and
honoureth me with honoureth me with their lips; but their their lips, but their heart is far from me. heart is far from me.
9 But in vain 7 Howbeit in vain they do worship me, do they worship me, teaching for doctrines teaching for doctrines the commandments of the commandments of
8. For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tra
dition of men, as the
cups; and many other
9 & he said unto them,
Full well ye reject the commandment of the commandment of God, by
God, that ye may keep your tradition
your own tradition,
CHAP. VII. 4 For God commanded, saying,
10 For Moses said, Honour thy father and Honour thy father and m other; and he that thy mother; and, Who
curseth father or so curseth father or mother, let him die mother, let him die the death.
the death. 5 But
ye say, Who- 11 But ye say, If a soever shall say to his man shall say to his father or his mother, father or mother, It is
It is Corban, that is to a gift,
say, a gift, by whatsoever thou by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by mightest be profited by me;
me ; 6 And honour not his fatherorhis mother,
12 And ye suffer him no more to do ought for his father or his
mother ; he shall be free. he shall be free. Thus have ye made the 13 Making the commandment of God word
of God of none effect by of none effect through your tradition.
like things do ye.
and said ple unto him, he said unto them, Hear, unto them, Hearken
unto me every one of and understand:
and understand : 11 Not that which 15 There is nothing
from without a man, goeth into the mouth that entering into him defileth a man ; but can defile him : but that which cometh the things which come out of the mouth, out of him, those are this defileth a man. they that defiletheman.
16 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
17 And when he was entered into the
house from the people, 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 be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
15 Then answered Peter, & said unto him,
his disciples asked him Declare unto us concerning this parable.
the parable. 16 And Jesus said, 18 And he saith unto
Are ye also yet them, Are ye so without understanding without understanding
also ? 17 Do not ye yet
Do ye not understand, that what perceive, that whatsoever
thing from without entereth in at the mouth entereth into the man,
it cannot defile him ;
19 Because it enter
eth not into his heart, goeth into the belly, but into the belly, and and is cast out into the goethout into the draught?
purging all meats ? 18 But those things 20 And he said, That which proceed out of which cometh out of the mouth come forth the man, from the heart; and they defile the man. that defileth the man.
CHAP. VII. 19 For
21 For from within, out of the heart out of the heart of men proceed evil thoughts, proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, adulteries, fornications fornications,
22 Thefts, covetousfalse witness,
ness, wickedness, de
ceit, lasciviousness an blasphemies : evil eye, blasphemy,
pride, foolishness : 20 These are the 23 All these evil things which
things come from withdefile a man :
in, and defile the man. but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.
67 Fosus heals the Daughter of a Syrophenician Woman.
21 Then Jesus went 24 | And from thence,
and thence he arose, and departedinto the coasts went into the borders of Tyre and Sidon. * of Tyre and Sidon,
and entered into an
he could not be hid. 22 And, behold, a 25 For a certain woman
woman, whose young
of daughter had an unCanaan
clean spirit, heard of came out of him, and came the same coasts,
and fell at his feet: and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter isgrievously vexedwith a devil.
26 The woman was a Greek,a Syrophenician
* Place.... The confines of Tyre and Sidon.
24. But he anwered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
25 Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me.
26 But he answered 27 But Jesus said and said,
unto her, Let the chil
dren first be filled : for it is not meet to take it is not meet to take the children's bread, the children's bread, and to cast it to and to cast it unto the dogs.
dogs. 27 And she said, 18 And she answered
and said unto him, Truth, Lord : yet the Yes, Lord : yet the dogs eat of the crumbs dogs under the table which fall from their eat of the children's master's table.
crumbs. 28 Then Jesus an- 29 And he swered and said unto
For this saying go thy
30 And when she
she found the devil And her daugh- gone out, & her daugh
ter laid upon the bed. ter was made whole from that very hour.