Matthew 15:18

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But those things which proceed out of the mouth, come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the things which proceed out of the mouth come forth out of the heart; and they defile the man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the things which come out of the mouth come from the heart; and they make a man unclean.
- Basic English Bible

but the things which go forth out of the mouth come out of the heart, and those defile man.
- Darby Bible

But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man.
- Webster's Bible

But the things that come out of the mouth proceed from the heart, and it is these that defile the man.
- Weymouth Bible

But the things which proceed out of the mouth come out of the heart, and they defile the man.
- World English Bible

But tho thingis that comen forth fro the mouth, goon out of the herte, and tho thingis defoulen a man.
- Wycliffe Bible

but the things coming forth from the mouth from the heart do come forth, and these defile the man;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 15:18


Mt 15:18-20 Come forth from the heart. The emotional nature; the mind. Evil deeds are begotten of evil thoughts; evil words are the expression of these evil thoughts. These indicate a sinful heart and make a man sinful, or defiled.

Discussion for Matthew 15:18

  • Until we seek grace from the lord to give us a pure mind,and unless we tune our thoughts towards God,then if we think,plan,run towards evil we as much as have sinned. And one 's purity begins first by acknowledging they are sinners. Lets join hands my brothers and sisters to intercede for each other in prayer.
  • Olabode for verse 18
    There are so many things that defile the man. For example, unfaithfulness, impure heart, fornication, evil thinking, plotting against someone etc. all these can defile the man and the points mentioned in the next verse that is work of the flesh..
  • Bmartin for verse 18
    Saw your post on the blaze... how did you post the link to this page as text on the blaze comment reply?

    these ppl are showing their true self we need to ehlp eachother the republic is at stake

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