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Matthew 15:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— these are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not the man.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— These are [the things] which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “These are the things which defile the man; but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile the man.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— These are [the things] which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— these are the things which defile man; but the eating with unwashen hands does not defile man.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— these, are the things which defile the man, but, the eating with unwashed hands, doth not defile the man.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— these are the things defiling the man; but to eat with unwashen hands doth not defile the man.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— These are the things that defile a man. But to eat with unwashed hands doth not defile a man.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— These are the things which defile a man: But to eate with vnwashen hands, defileth not a man.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— These are they which defile a man; but if any one eat when his hands are not washed, he is not defiled.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— These are the things that defile a man. But if a man eat while his hands are unwashed, he is not defiled.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
These 5023
{5023} Prime
ταῦτα
tauta
{tow'-tah}
Nomitive or accusative neuter plural of G3778; these things.
are 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
[the things] which y3588
[3588] Standard

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
defile 2840
{2840} Prime
κοινόω
koinoo
{koy-no'-o}
From G2839; to make (or consider) profane (ceremonially).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
a man: 444
{0444} Prime
ἄνθρωπος
anthropos
{anth'-ro-pos}
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
to eat 5315
{5315} Prime
φάγω
phago
{fag'-o}
A primary verb (used as an alternate of G2068 in certain tenses); to eat (literally or figuratively).
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
with unwashen 449
{0449} Prime
ἄνιπτος
aniptos
{an'-ip-tos}
From G0001 (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of G3538; without ablution.
hands 5495
{5495} Prime
χείρ
cheir
{khire}
Perhaps from the base of G5494 in the sense of its congener the base of G5490 (through the idea of hollowness for grasping); the hand (literally or figuratively [power]; especially [by Hebraism] a means or instrument).
defileth 2840
{2840} Prime
κοινόω
koinoo
{koy-no'-o}
From G2839; to make (or consider) profane (ceremonially).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
a man. 444
{0444} Prime
ἄνθρωπος
anthropos
{anth'-ro-pos}
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 15:20

_ _ These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man — Thus does our Lord sum up this whole searching discourse.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 15:10-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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which:

1 Corinthians 3:16-17 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and [that] the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? ... If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which [temple] ye are.
1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, ... And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
1 Corinthians 6:18-20 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. ... For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
Ephesians 5:3-6 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; ... Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Revelation 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
Revelation 21:27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither [whatsoever] worketh abomination, or [maketh] a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.

but:

Matthew 15:2 Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.
Matthew 23:25-26 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess. ... [Thou] blind Pharisee, cleanse first that [which is] within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
Mark 7:3-4 For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash [their] hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders. ... And [when they come] from the market, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, [as] the washing of cups, and pots, brasen vessels, and of tables.
Luke 11:38-40 And when the Pharisee saw [it], he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner. ... [Ye] fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?
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Mt 15:2; 23:25. Mk 7:3. Lk 11:38. 1Co 3:16; 6:9, 18. Ep 5:3. Rv 21:8, 27.

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