New International Version
For it doesn't go into their heart but into their stomach, and then out of the body." (In saying this, Jesus declared all foods clean.)
King James Bible
Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?
Darby Bible Translation
because it does not enter into his heart but into his belly, and goes out into the draught, purging all meats?
World English Bible
because it doesn't go into his heart, but into his stomach, then into the latrine, thus purifying all foods?"
Young's Literal Translation
because it doth not enter into his heart, but into the belly, and into the drain it doth go out, purifying all the meats.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Into the draught - See on Matthew 15:17 (note).
Purging all meats? - For what is separated from the different aliments taken into the stomach, and thrown out of the body, is the innutritious parts of all the meats that are eaten; and thus they are purged, nothing being left behind but what is proper for the support of the body.
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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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Things which Defile
The Children and the Dogs
"Don't you see that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and then out of the body?
"Are you so dull?" he asked. "Don't you see that nothing that enters a person from the outside can defile them?
But now as for what is inside you--be generous to the poor, and everything will be clean for you.
The voice spoke to him a second time, "Do not call anything impure that God has made clean."
"The voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.'
Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters.
Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day.
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