Matthew 15:9

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

But in vain they do worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
New King James Version

And in vain they worship Me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.
New American Standard Bible

But in vain do they worship Me, teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men.’”
New International Version

They worship Me in vain; their teachings are but rules taught by men.’”
The Amplified Bible

Uselessly do they worship Me, for they teach as doctrines the commands of men.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But in vain are they worshipping Me, teaching precepts which by nature are commandments of mankind.
Phillips’ Modern English

But in vain do they worship Me, teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men.”
Williams’ Language of the People

Their worship of Me is an empty show; the things they teach are only men’s precepts.’”
Mt. 15:8 π Mt. 15:10
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  1. Critical Blockage - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Paul told us what the manifold grace (mercy and power) of God would do – why don’t we see it in our corporate assemblies?

  2. No Substitutions - Neil Girrard The subtle substitutions Satan attempts to deceive us with can rob us of our heritage as sons of God.

  3. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  4. Pastor, Bishop or Nicolaitan Overlord? - Neil Girrard Is the “pastor” a real New Testament office or a 1st century religious construct?

  5. Traditions of Men; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer If anyone tries to go further in the Lord than those around them, a man-made tradition of some nice born-again Christian people will employ various techniques and traditions (including prayer) to stop this type of progress toward holiness and perfection in Christ.
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