New International Version
After he had left the crowd and entered the house, his disciples asked him about this parable.
King James Bible
And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he went indoors from the crowd, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.
World English Bible
When he had entered into a house away from the multitude, his disciples asked him about the parable.
Young's Literal Translation
And when he entered into a house from the multitude, his disciples were questioning him about the simile,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When he had called all the people - But instead of παντα, all, παλιν, again, is the reading of BDL, later Syriac in the margin, Coptic, Ethiopic, Saxon, Vulgate, all the Itala but one. Mill and Griesbach approve of this reading.
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'He touched his tongue; and looking up to heaven, He sighed, and saith Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.'--Mark vii 33, 34. For what reason was there this unwonted slowness in Christ's healing works? For what reason was there this unusual emotion ere He spoke the word which cleansed? As to the former question, a partial answer may perhaps be that our Lord is here on half-heathen ground, where aids to faith were much needed, and His power had to be veiled that it might be beheld. Hence the miracle is …
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Second Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
Things which Defile
The Children and the Dogs
Peter said, "Explain the parable to us."
A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home.
Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.
"Are you so dull?" he asked. "Don't you see that nothing that enters a person from the outside can defile them?
After Jesus had gone indoors, his disciples asked him privately, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"
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