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Matthew 15:7-9 New King James Version (NKJV)

Hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy about you, saying:

‘These people [a]draw near to Me with their mouth,
And honor Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
And in vain they worship Me,
Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 15:8 NU omits draw near to Me with their mouth, And
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Matthew 15:7-9 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy about you, by saying:

This people honors Me with their lips,
But their heart is far away from Me.
And in vain do they worship Me,
Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’”

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 15:7-9 Amplified Bible (AMP)

You hypocrites (play-actors, pretenders), rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you when he said,


This people honors Me with their lips,
But their heart is far away from Me.

But in vain do they worship Me,
For they teach as doctrines the precepts of men.’”

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Matthew 15:7-9 New International Version (NIV)

You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you:

“‘These people honor me with their lips,
    but their hearts are far from me.
They worship me in vain;
    their teachings are merely human rules.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 15:9 Isaiah 29:13
New International Version (NIV)

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Matthew 15:7-9 King James Version (KJV)

Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,

This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.

But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

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