Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Format by: Verse Paragraph
Red Letter
Audio Bibles
The Blue Letter Bible

Mark 7 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Audio Bibles

Followers of Tradition

(Mat 15:1–20 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:1 - Then the Perushim, and some of the Sofrim gathered together to him, having come from Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:2 - Now when they saw some of his talmidim eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands, they found fault.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:3 - (For the Perushim, and all the Yehudim, don't eat unless they wash their hands and forearms, holding to the tradition of the Zakenim.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:4 - They don't eat when they come from the marketplace, unless they bathe themselves, and there are many other things, which they have received to hold to: washings of cups, pitchers, bronze vessels, and couches.)
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:5 - The Perushim and the Sofrim asked him, "Why don't your talmidim walk according to the tradition of the Zakenim, but eat their bread with unwashed hands?"
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:6 - He answered them, "Well did Yesha`yahu prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written, 'This people honors me with their lips, But their heart is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:7 - But in vain do they worship me, Teaching as doctrines the mitzvot of men.'
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:8 - "For you set aside the mitzvah of God, and hold tightly to the tradition of men -- the washing of pitchers and cups, and you do many other such things."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:9 - He said to them, "Full well do you reject the mitzvah of God, that you may keep your tradition.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:10 - For Moshe said, 'Honor your father and your mother;' and, 'He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him be put to death.'
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:11 - But you say, 'If a man tells his father or his mother, "Whatever profit you might have received from me is Corban, that is to say, given to God;"'
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:12 - then you no longer allow him to do anything for his father or his mother,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:13 - making void the word of God by your tradition, which you have handed down. You do many things like this."

The Heart of Man

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:14 - He called all the multitude to himself, and said to them, "Hear me, all of you, and understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:15 - There is nothing from outside of the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:16 - If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear!"
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:17 - When he had entered into a house away from the multitude, his talmidim asked him about the parable.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:18 - He said to them, "Are you thus without understanding also? Don't you perceive that whatever goes into the man from outside can't defile him,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:19 - because it doesn't go into his heart, but into his stomach, then into the latrine, thus making all foods clean?"
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:20 - He said, "That which proceeds out of the man, that defiles the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:21 - For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:23 - All these evil things come from within, and defile the man."

The Syrophoenician Woman

(Mat 15:21–28 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:24 - From there he arose, and went away into the borders of Tzor and Tzidon. He entered into a house, and didn't want anyone to know it, but he couldn't escape notice.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:25 - For a woman, whose little daughter had an unclean spirit, having heard of him, came and fell down at his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:26 - Now the woman was a Yevanit, a Syrophoenician by race. She begged him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:27 - But Yeshua said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:28 - But she answered him, "Yes, Lord. Yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:29 - He said to her, "For this saying, go your way. The demon has gone out of your daughter."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:30 - She went away to her house, and found the child having been laid on the bed, with the demon gone out.
(Mat 15:29–31 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:31 - Again he departed from the borders of Tzor and Tzidon, and came to the sea of the Galil, through the midst of the region of Decapolis.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:32 - They brought to him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:33 - He took him aside from the multitude, privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:34 - Looking up to heaven, he sighed, and said to him, "Hippatach!" that is, "Be opened!"
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:35 - Immediately his ears were opened, and the impediment of his tongue was released, and he spoke clearly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:36 - He commanded them that they should tell no one, but the more he commanded them, so much the more widely they proclaimed it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:37 - They were astonished beyond measure, saying, "He has done all things well. He makes even the deaf hear, and the mute speak!"

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

New American Standard Bible
Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan