christine's bible study

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever. Isa 40:8

mark 7

Read Mark 7 at Bible Gateway.

This chapter might contain the most misleading translation in the entire gospels, which reinforces the anti- Torah bias in the church, but which Jesus never said, and Mark never wrote.

mark 7, clean and unclean foods

Now in the above, I show that Jesus never said that because something enters the stomach and is eliminated, all foods are now purified. That is the mistranslation issue, which is present in modern English translations, but not in the Greek, the Textus Receptus, or the original English translations such as the King James.

I also say that if we have the sense of Mark aright, Matthew and Luke, who also record this dispute, will harmonize with Mark. Do they?

matthew 15, clean and unclean food

luke 11, clean and unclean food

And if we have the sense of the gospels right, then the rest of the New Testament will harmonize with it:

acts 10, clean and unclean food

romans 14, clean and unclean food

1 corinthians 8, clean and unclean food

Anyone with any additional questions about the New Testament and the dietary law, from any other Scripture in the New Testament which I have not addressed above, may email me with their question, and I will email my explanation of the Scripture, as well as post it here. My email address is christinesbiblestudy [at]


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