All these evils come from within and defile a person.”
You fools! 1 Didn’t the one who made the outside make the inside as well? 2
“Watch out for false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are voracious wolves. 1
In the same way, on the outside you look righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
For from within, out of the human heart, come evil ideas, sexual immorality, theft, murder,
“Woe to you, experts in the law 1 and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
“Woe to you, experts in the law 1 and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of the bones of the dead and of everything unclean. 2
For even when we came into Macedonia, our body 1 had no rest at all, but we were troubled in every way – struggles from the outside, fears from within.
Then 1 I saw in the right hand of the one who was seated on the throne a scroll written on the front and back 2 and sealed with seven seals. 3
Then 1 he will reply 2 from inside, ‘Do not bother me. The door is already shut, and my children and I are in bed. 3 I cannot get up and give you anything.’ 4
But the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees clean 1 the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness. 2
Each one of the four living creatures had six wings 1 and was full of eyes all around and inside. 2 They never rest day or night, saying: 3 “Holy Holy Holy is the Lord God, the All-Powerful, 4 Who was and who is, and who is still to come!”