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Matthew

15:1 Then Pharisees and scripture scholars came from Jerusalem and said to Jesus,

τοτε
G5119
then
προσερχονται
G4334
they-approach
τω
G3588
[to]-the
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
απο
G575
from
ἱεροσολυμων
G2414
[of]-Jerusalem
φαρισαιοι
G5330
Pharisees
και
G2532
and
γραμματεις
G1122
writers
λεγοντες
G3004
saying

15:2 “Why is it that your disciples violate the tradition of the elders by not ceremonially washing their hands before they eat?”

δια
G1223
through
τι
G5101
what
οἱ
G3588
the
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
σου
G4675
[of]-you
παραβαινουσιν
G3845
they-are-transgressing
την
G3588
the
παραδοσιν
G3862
tradition
των
G3588
[of]-the
πρεσβυτερων
G4245
[of]-elders
ου
G3756
not
γαρ
G1063
because
νιπτονται
G3538
they-wash
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
ὁταν
G3752
whenever
αρτον
G740
bread
εσθιωσιν
G2068
they-may-eat

15:3 “And why do you violate the command of God with your traditions?” Jesus retorted.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
αποκριθεις
G611
responding
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
δια
G1223
through
τι
G5101
what
και
G2532
and
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
παραβαινετε
G3845
yous-are-transgressing
την
G3588
the
εντολην
G1785
injunction
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
δια
G1223
through
την
G3588
the
παραδοσιν
G3862
tradition
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

15:4 “For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother; whoever speaks abusively against their father or mother must be put to death.‘


G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
θεος
G2316
God
ειπεν
G2036
said
τιμα
G5091
you-value!
τον
G3588
the
πατερα
G3962
father
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
μητερα
G3384
mother
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
κακολογων
G2551
speaking-deplorably
πατερα
G3962
father
η
G2228
or-else
μητερα
G3384
mother
θανατω
G2288
[to]-death
τελευτατω
G5053
let-him/her/it-die!

15:5 But you say that someone can get out of helping their father or mother by telling them, ‘Any help you would have received from me is a gift to God’.

ὑμεις
G5210
yous
δε
G1161
yet
λεγετε
G3004
yous-are-saying
ὁς
G3739
who
αν
G302
ever
ειπη
G2036
may-say
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father
η
G2228
or-else
τη
G3588
[to]-the
μητρι
G3384
[to]-mother
δωρον
G1435
gift

G3588
the
εαν
G1437
if-ever
εξ
G1537
out
εμου
G1700
[of]-me
ωφεληθης
G5623
you-may-benefit

15:6 So you override the word of God by your tradition!

ου
G3756
not
μη
G3361
not
τιμησει
G5091
shall-value
τον
G3588
the
πατερα
G3962
father
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
ηκυρωσατε
G208
yous-invalidated
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
δια
G1223
through
την
G3588
the
παραδοσιν
G3862
tradition
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

15:7 Pedants! Isaiah prophesied about you very well when he said,

ὑποκριται
G5273
(oh)-pedants
καλως
G2573
well
επροφητευσεν
G4395
prophesied
περι
G4012
about
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
ησαϊας
G2268
Isaiah
λεγων
G3004
saying

15:8 ‘These people honor me with their lips but their hearts are far away from me.


G3588
the
λαος
G2992
people
οὑτος
G3778
same
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
χειλεσιν
G5491
[to]-lips
με
G3165
me
τιμα
G5091
you-value!

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
καρδια
G2588
[to]-heart
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
πορρω
G4206
distant
απεχει
G568
is-receiving-full-amount
απ᾽
G575
from
εμου
G1700
[of]-me

15:9 They revere me for no reason, and their teachings are the edicts of mere humans.’ ”

ματην
G3155
futilely
δε
G1161
yet
σεβονται
G4576
they-revere
με
G3165
me
διδασκοντες
G1321
teaching
διδασκαλιας
G1319
[of]-instruction
ενταλματα
G1778
edicts
ανθρωπων
G444
[of]-people

15:10 He called the crowd to himself and said to them, “Listen and understand:

και
G2532
and
προσκαλεσαμενος
G4341
calling-to-self
τον
G3588
the
οχλον
G3793
crowd
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
ακουετε
G191
yous-are-hearing
και
G2532
and
συνιετε
G4920
yous-be-intelligent!

15:11 It isn’t what goes into the mouth that makes a person ‘unclean’, it’s what comes out of the mouth.”

ου
G3756
not
το
G3588
the
εισερχομενον
G1525
entering
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
στομα
G4750
mouth
κοινοι
G2840
is-considering-contaminated
τον
G3588
the
ανθρωπον
G444
person
αλλα
G235
but
το
G3588
the
εκπορευομενον
G1607
going-out
εκ
G1537
out
του
G3588
[of]-the
στοματος
G4750
[of]-mouth
τουτο
G5124
this
κοινοι
G2840
is-considering-contaminated
τον
G3588
the
ανθρωπον
G444
person

15:12 Then his disciples came to him and said, “Do you realize that the Pharisees were offended by what you said?”

τοτε
G5119
then
προσελθοντες
G4334
approaching
οἱ
G3588
the
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
οιδας
G1492
you-are-seeing
ὁτι
G3754
since
οἱ
G3588
the
φαρισαιοι
G5330
Pharisees
ακουσαντες
G191
hearing
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
εσκανδαλισθησαν
G4624
they-were-trapped

15:13 And Jesus replied, “Every plant that my Father in heaven didn’t plant will be uprooted!


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
αποκριθεις
G611
responding
ειπεν
G2036
said
πασα
G3956
all
φυτεια
G5451
plant
ἡν
G3739
which
ουκ
G3756
not
εφυτευσεν
G5452
planted

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
μου
G3450
[of]-me

G3588
the
ουρανιος
G3770
heavenly
εκριζωθησεται
G1610
shall-be-uprooted

15:14 Leave them; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if one blind person leads another, both will fall into a ditch.”

αφετε
G863
yous-send-forth!
αυτους
G846
them
τυφλοι
G5185
opaque
εισιν
G1526
they-are
ὁδηγοι
G3595
guides
τυφλων
G5185
[of]-opaque-ones
τυφλος
G5185
opaque
δε
G1161
yet
τυφλον
G5185
opaque
εαν
G1437
if-ever
ὁδηγη
G3595
may-guide
αμφοτεροι
G297
both
εις
G1519
into
βοθυνον
G999
pit
πεσουνται
G4098
they-shall-fall

15:15 Then Peter asked him to explain the parable,

αποκριθεις
G611
responding
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
πετρος
G4074
Peter
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
φρασον
G5419
you-decipher!
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
την
G3588
the
παραβολην
G3850
comparison
ταυτην
G3778
this

15:16 and Jesus replied, “Are you really that dense?


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ειπεν
G2036
said
ακμην
G188
point
και
G2532
and
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
ασυνετοι
G801
stupid
εστε
G2075
yous-are

15:17 Don’t you understand that everything that goes into the mouth goes through the belly, then into the toilet?

ου
G3756
not
νοειτε
G3539
yous-are-understanding
ὁτι
G3754
since
παν
G3956
all
το
G3588
the
εισπορευομενον
G1531
going-into
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
στομα
G4750
mouth
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
κοιλιαν
G2836
cavity
χωρει
G5562
has-space
και
G2532
and
εις
G1519
into
αφεδρωνα
G856
toilet
εκβαλλεται
G1544
is-ejected

15:18 But what comes out of the mouth comes from the mind, and that’s what contaminates a person.

τα
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
εκπορευομενα
G1607
going-out
εκ
G1537
out
του
G3588
[of]-the
στοματος
G4750
[of]-mouth
εκ
G1537
out
της
G3588
[of]-the
καρδιας
G2588
[of]-heart
εξερχεται
G1831
departs
κακεινα
G2548
likewise-those
κοινοι
G2840
is-considering-contaminated
τον
G3588
the
ανθρωπον
G444
person

15:19 From the mind come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, promiscuity, theft, false testimony, and slander;

εκ
G1537
out
γαρ
G1063
because
της
G3588
[of]-the
καρδιας
G2588
[of]-heart
εξερχονται
G1831
they-came-out
διαλογισμοι
G1261
thought-processes
πονηροι
G4190
evil
φονοι
G5408
murders
μοιχειαι
G3430
adultery
πορνειαι
G4202
promiscuity
κλοπαι
G2829
thefts
ψευδομαρτυριαι
G5577
false-witnesses
βλασφημιαι
G988
slanders

15:20 these are what contaminate a person, not how they wash their hands before eating!”

ταυτα
G5023
these-things
εστιν
G2076
is
τα
G3588
the
κοινουντα
G2840
considering-contaminated
τον
G3588
the
ανθρωπον
G444
person
το
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ανιπτοις
G449
[to]-unwashed
χερσιν
G5495
[to]-hands
φαγειν
G5315
to-eat
ου
G3756
not
κοινοι
G2840
is-considering-contaminated
τον
G3588
the
ανθρωπον
G444
person

15:21 From there, Jesus went away to the areas of Tyre and Sidon.

και
G2532
and
εξελθων
G1831
departing
εκειθεν
G1564
from-there

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ανεχωρησεν
G402
departed
εις
G1519
into
τα
G3588
the
μερη
G3313
shares
τυρου
G5184
[of]-Tyre
και
G2532
and
σιδωνος
G4605
[of]-Sidon

15:22 Suddenly there was a Canaanite woman from around there, and she shouted out, “Have pity on me, sir, Descendant of David! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon possession.”

και
G2532
and
ιδου
G2400
look!
γυνη
G1135
woman
χαναναια
G5478
Canaanite
απο
G575
from
των
G3588
[of]-the
ὁριων
G3725
[of]-boundaries
εκεινων
G1565
[of]-those
εξελθουσα
G1831
going-out
εκραζεν
G2896
shouted
λεγουσα
G3004
relating
ελεησον
G1653
you-pity!
με
G3165
me
κυριε
G2962
(oh)-master
υἱος
G5207
son
δαυιδ
G1138
David

G3588
the
θυγατηρ
G2364
daughter
μου
G3450
[of]-me
κακως
G2560
badly
δαιμονιζεται
G1139
is-demonized

15:23 But he did not respond to her. So his disciples went up to him and said, “Dismiss her, because she’s shouting at us!”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ουκ
G3756
not
απεκριθη
G611
responded
αυτη
G846
herself
λογον
G3056
saying
και
G2532
and
προσελθοντες
G4334
approaching
οἱ
G3588
the
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ηρωτουν
G2065
they-asked
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
λεγοντες
G3004
saying
απολυσον
G630
you-release!
αυτην
G846
herself
ὁτι
G3754
since
κραζει
G2896
is-shouting
οπισθεν
G3693
behind
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us

15:24 Then he said to her, “I was only sent to the lost sheep of Israel.”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
αποκριθεις
G611
responding
ειπεν
G2036
said
ουκ
G3756
not
απεσταλην
G649
I-was-commissioned
ει.
G1487
if
μη
G3361
not
εις
G1519
into
τα
G3588
the
προβατα
G4263
sheep
τα
G3588
the
απολωλοτα
G622
having-been-destroyed-completely
οικου
G3624
[of]-house
ισραηλ
G2474
Israel

15:25 But she came and worshiped him and said, “Sir, please help!”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ελθουσα
G2064
coming
προσεκυνει
G4352
worshiped
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
λεγουσα
G3004
relating
κυριε
G2962
(oh)-master
βοηθει
G997
you-help!
μοι
G3427
[to]-me

15:26 “We shouldn’t take the children’s food and toss it to the puppies,” he replied.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
αποκριθεις
G611
responding
ειπεν
G2036
said
ουκ
G3756
not
εστιν
G2076
is
καλον
G2570
best
λαβειν
G2983
to-acquire
τον
G3588
the
αρτον
G740
bread
των
G3588
[of]-the
τεκνων
G5043
[of]-children
και
G2532
and
βαλειν
G906
to-throw
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
κυναριοις
G2952
[to]-puppies

15:27 “Yes, sir,” countered the woman. “But the puppies do get the scraps that fall from their master’s table.”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ειπεν
G2036
said
ναι
G3483
yes
κυριε
G2962
(oh)-master
και
G2532
and
γαρ
G1063
because
τα
G3588
the
κυναρια
G2952
puppies
εσθιει
G2068
is-eating
απο
G575
from
των
G3588
[of]-the
ψιχιων
G5589
[of]-scraps
των
G3588
[of]-the
πιπτοντων
G4098
falling
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
τραπεζης
G5132
[of]-table
των
G3588
[of]-the
κυριων
G2962
[of]-masters
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

15:28 “Dear lady,” Jesus replied, “You have great faith! What you wanted will happen.” And her daughter was healed that very hour.

τοτε
G5119
then
αποκριθεις
G611
responding

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτη
G846
herself
ω.
G5599
oh
γυναι
G1135
oh-woman
μεγαλη
G3173
big
σου
G4675
[of]-you

G3588
the
πιστις
G4102
trust
γενηθητω
G1096
let-him/her/it-come-to-be!
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
ὡς
G5613
as
θελεις
G2309
you-are-choosing
και
G2532
and
ιαθη
G2390
was-healed

G3588
the
θυγατηρ
G2364
daughter
αυτης
G846
[of]-herself
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
ὡρας
G5610
[of]-hour
εκεινης
G1565
[of]-that-one

15:29 Next Jesus went from there to the edge of the Sea of Galilee. Then he went up the mountain and sat down.

και
G2532
and
μεταβας
G3327
walking-with
εκειθεν
G1564
from-there

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ηλθεν
G2064
came
παρα
G3844
beside
την
G3588
the
θαλασσαν
G2281
sea
της
G3588
[of]-the
γαλιλαιας
G1056
[of]-Galilee
και
G2532
and
αναβας
G305
ascending
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
ορος
G3735
mountain
εκαθητο
G2521
sat
εκει
G1563
there

15:30 Crowds of people came to him, bringing the lame the blind, the crippled, the deaf, and many others. They were placed at Jesus’ feet, and he healed them.

και
G2532
and
προσηλθον
G4334
they-approached
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
οχλοι
G3793
crowds
πολλοι
G4183
many
εχοντες
G2192
having
μεθ᾽
G3326
with
ἑαυτων
G1438
they-[of]-themselves
χωλους
G5560
lame
τυφλους
G5185
opaque
κυλλους
G2948
crippled
κωφους
G2974
mutes
και
G2532
and
ἑτερους
G2087
different
πολλους
G4183
many
και
G2532
and
ερριψαν
G4496
they-tossed
αυτους
G846
them
παρα
G3844
beside
τους
G3588
the
ποδας
G4228
feet
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
εθεραπευσεν
G2323
cured
αυτους
G846
them

15:31 It impressed the crowd very much to see the deaf/mute talking, the crippled well, the lame walking around, and the blind seeing. So they honored the God of Israel.

ὡστε
G5620
so-too
τον
G3588
the
οχλον
G3793
crowd
θαυμασαι
G2296
to-marvel
βλεποντας
G991
observing
κωφους
G2974
mutes
λαλουντας
G2980
talking
κυλλους
G2948
crippled
ὑγιεις
G5199
healthy
και
G2532
and
χωλους
G5560
lame
περιπατουντας
G4043
walking-around
και
G2532
and
τυφλους
G5185
opaque
βλεποντας
G991
observing
και
G2532
and
εδοξασαν
G1392
they-honored
τον
G3588
the
θεον
G2316
God
ισραηλ
G2474
Israel

15:32 Then Jesus called his disciples to him and said, “I am moved with compassion for the crowd, because they’ve already been here with me for three days and have nothing to eat. But if I dismiss them without food, they might faint along the way.”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
προσκαλεσαμενος
G4341
calling-to-self
τους
G3588
the
μαθητας
G3101
pupils
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ειπεν
G2036
said
σπλαγχνιζομαι
G4697
I-am-moved-with-compassion
επι
G1909
on
τον
G3588
the
οχλον
G3793
crowd
ὁτι
G3754
since
ηδη
G2235
already
ἡμεραι
G2250
days
τρεις
G5140
three
προσμενουσιν
G4357
they-are-remaining
μοι
G3427
[to]-me
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
εχουσιν
G2192
they-are-holding
τι
G5101
what
φαγωσιν
G5315
they-may-eat
και
G2532
and
απολυσαι
G630
to-release
αυτους
G846
them
νηστεις
G3523
non-eating
ου
G3756
not
θελω
G2309
I-am-choosing
μηποτε
G3379
whether-or-not
εκλυθωσιν
G1590
they-may-be-slacked-off
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ὁδω
G3598
[to]-way

15:33 “Where are we supposed to get enough food to satisfy a crowd like this in such a desolate place?” his disciples asked.

και
G2532
and
λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
οἱ
G3588
the
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
ποθεν
G4159
from-what
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
εν
G1722
in
ερημια
G2047
[to]-desolate-place
αρτοι
G740
breads
τοσουτοι
G5118
so-much
ὡστε
G5620
so-too
χορτασαι
G5526
to-fill
οχλον
G3793
crowd
τοσουτον
G5118
all-this

15:34 “How many loaves to you have?” he asked.“Seven,” they answered, “and a few small fish.”

και
G2532
and
λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ποσους
G4214
how-much
αρτους
G740
loaves
εχετε
G2192
yous-have
οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ειπαν
G2036
they-said
ἑπτα
G2033
seven
και
G2532
and
ολιγα
G3641
tiny
ιχθυδια
G2485
small-fish

15:35 Then Jesus had the crowd sit down on the ground.

και
G2532
and
παραγγειλας
G3853
directing
τω
G3588
[to]-the
οχλω
G3793
[to]-crowd
αναπεσειν
G377
to-fall-back
επι
G1909
on
την
G3588
the
γην
G1093
earth

15:36 He took the seven loaves and the fish, gave thanks for them, broke them up, and handed the pieces to his disciples. Then the disciples passed them out to the crowd,

ελαβεν
G2983
acquired
τους
G3588
the
ἑπτα
G2033
seven
αρτους
G740
loaves
και
G2532
and
τους
G3588
the
ιχθυας
G2486
fish
και
G2532
and
ευχαριστησας
G2168
thanking
εκλασεν
G2806
broke
και
G2532
and
εδιδου
G1325
gave
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
μαθηταις
G3101
[to]-pupils
οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
οχλοις
G3793
[to]-crowds

15:37 and they all ate till they were full. The leftovers filled seven large baskets,

και
G2532
and
εφαγον
G5315
they-ate
παντες
G3956
all
και
G2532
and
εχορτασθησαν
G5526
they-were-filled
και
G2532
and
το
G3588
the
περισσευον
G4052
exceeding
των
G3588
[of]-the
κλασματων
G2801
[of]-pieces
ηραν
G142
they-elevated
ἑπτα
G2033
seven
σπυριδας
G4711
large-baskets
πληρεις
G4134
full

15:38 even though the number of men was around four thousand, not counting the women and children.

οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
εσθιοντες
G2068
eating
ησαν
G2258
they-were
τετρακισχιλιοι
G5070
four-thousand
ανδρες
G435
men
χωρις
G5565
without
γυναικων
G1135
[of]-women
και
G2532
and
παιδιων
G3813
[of]-little-ones

15:39 Then he dismissed the crowd and got into the boat, and he went to the area of Magadan.

και
G2532
and
απολυσας
G630
releasing
τους
G3588
the
οχλους
G3793
crowds
ενεβη
G1684
stepped-into
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
πλοιον
G4143
ship
και
G2532
and
ηλθεν
G2064
came
εις
G1519
into
τα
G3588
the
ὁρια
G3725
boundaries
μαγαδαν
G3093
Magadan