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Matthew 15:10

    Matthew 15:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he called the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he called the multitude, and said to them, Hear, and understand:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he called to him the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he got the people together and said to them, Give ear, and let my words be clear to you:

    Webster's Revision

    And he called to him the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand:

    World English Bible

    He summoned the multitude, and said to them, "Hear, and understand.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he called to him the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand:

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 15:10

    Hear and understand - A most important command. Hear - make it a point of conscience to attend to the ministry of the word. Understand - be not satisfied with attending places of public worship merely; see that the teaching be of God, and that you lay it to heart.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 15:10

    See also Mark 7:15-17.

    And he called the multitude - In opposition to the doctrines of the Pharisees, the Saviour took occasion to show them that the great source of pollution was the heart. They supposed that external things chiefly defiled a man. On this all their doctrines about purification were founded. This opinion of the Jews it was of great importance to correct. The Saviour took occasion, therefore, to direct the people to the true source of defilement - their own hearts. He particularly directed them to it as of importance - "Hear and understand."