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Matthew 15:7-9 Common English Bible (CEB)

Hypocrites! Isaiah really knew what he was talking about when he prophesied about you, This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far away from me. Their worship of me is empty since they teach instructions that are human rules.”[a]

Common English Bible (CEB)

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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
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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.

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)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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