New American Standard Bible
"Do you not understand that everything that goes into the mouth passes into the stomach, and is eliminated?
King James Bible
Do not ye yet understand, that whatsoever entereth in at the mouth goeth into the belly, and is cast out into the draught?
Darby Bible Translation
Do ye not yet apprehend, that everything that enters into the mouth finds its way into the belly, and is cast forth into the draught?
World English Bible
Don't you understand that whatever goes into the mouth passes into the belly, and then out of the body?
Young's Literal Translation
do ye not understand that all that is going into the mouth doth pass into the belly, and into the drain is cast forth?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Do ye not understand ... - The meaning of this may be thus expressed: The food which is eaten does not affect the mind, and therefore cannot pollute it.
The doctrine of the Pharisees, that neglect of washing and of similar observances defiles a man, cannot be true. Those things pertain to the body as much as food does, and they cannot affect the soul. That must be purified by something else than external washing, and it is polluted by other things than a neglect of mere outward ceremonies. The seat of corruption is within - it is the heart itself; and if people would be made pure, this must be cleansed. If that is corrupt, the whole man is corrupt.
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Jesus said, "Are you still lacking in understanding also?
"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.
because it does not go into his heart, but into his stomach, and is eliminated?" (Thus He declared all foods clean.)
1 Corinthians 6:13
Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, but God will do away with both of them. Yet the body is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body.
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