Matthew 12:35

(KJV) A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
(1611 KJV) A good man out of the good treasure of the heart, bringeth foorth good things: and an euill man out of the euill treasure, bringeth foorth euill things.
(1587 Geneva Bible) A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth foorth good things: & an euill man out of an euill treasure, bringeth forth euill things.
(1526 Tyndale) A good ma oute of ye good treasure of his hert bringeth forth good thynges. And an evyll man out of his evyll treasure bringeth forth evyll thinges.

Counterfeit Versions
(1881 RV) The good man out of his good treasure bringeth forth good things: and the evil man out of his evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
(1901 ASV) The good man out of his good treasure bringeth forth good things: and the evil man out of his evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
(NWT-Jehovah’s Witnesses) The good man out of his good treasure sends out good things, whereas the wicked man out of his wicked treasure sends out wicked things.
(NABRE-Roman Catholic) A good person brings forth good out of a store of goodness, but an evil person brings forth evil out of a store of evil.
(AMP) The good man, from his [inner] good treasure, brings out good things; and the evil man, from his [inner] evil treasure, brings out evil things.
(CEB) Good people bring out good things from their good treasure. But evil people bring out evil things from their evil treasure.
(Douay Rheims-1899 American Edition-Roman Catholic) A good person brings forth good out of a store of goodness, but an evil person brings forth evil out of a store of evil.
(ESV) The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil.
(GNB) A good person brings good things out of a treasure of good things; a bad person brings bad things out of a treasure of bad things.
(HCSB) A good man produces good things from his storeroom of good, and an evil man produces evil things from his storeroom of evil.
(LEB) The good person from his good treasury brings out good things, and the evil person from his evil treasury brings out evil things.
(NASV) The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.
(NET) The good person brings good things out of his good treasury, and the evil person brings evil things out of his evil treasury.
(NIV) A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him.
(NRSV) The good person brings good things out of a good treasure, and the evil person brings evil things out of an evil treasure.
(RSV) The good man out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil man out of his evil treasure brings forth evil.
(TLV) The good man from his good treasury brings forth good, and the evil man from his evil treasury brings forth evil.

Textus Receptus - Traditional Text
ο αγαθος ανθρωπος εκ του αγαθου θησαυρου της καρδιας εκβαλλει τα αγαθα και ο πονηρος ανθρωπος εκ του πονηρου θησαυρου εκβαλλει πονηρα

Hort-Westcott - Critical Text
ο αγαθος ανθρωπος εκ του αγαθου θησαυρου εκβαλλει αγαθα και ο πονηρος ανθρωπος εκ του πονηρου θησαυρου εκβαλλει πονηρα

Corrupted Manuscripts
This verse is corrupted in the following manuscripts:
Byzantine Text (450-1450 A.D.)
Aleph 01 - Sinaiticus - Nineteenth Century Counterfeit
B 03 - Vaticanus - Fourth century
C 04 - Ephraemi Rescriptus - Fifth century
D 05 - Bezae Cantabrigiensis - Fifth century
K 017 - Ninth century
Gamma 036 - Ninth or Tenth century
Delta 037 - Ninth century
Theta 038 - Ninth century

Manuscripts Which Agree with the Textus Receptus For This Verse
Stephanus (1550 A.D.)
L 019 - Seventh century
X 033 - Tenth century

Published Critical Greek Texts with Corruptions
Omits “of the heart” after “good treasure”
Greisbach, Johann - 1805
Lachmann, Karl - 1842
Tischendorf, Constantine - 1869
Tregelles, Samuel - 1857
Alford, Henry - 1849 revised in 1871
Wordsworth, Christopher - 1856 revised in 1870
Westcott and Hort - 1881
Weiss, Bernhard - 1894
Nestle - 1927 as revised in seventeenth edition in 1941
Nestle-Aland - 1979 - Twenty Sixth Edition
Nestle-Aland - 1993 - Twenty Seventh Edition
United Bible Societies - 1983 - Fourth Edition
Von Soden, Freiherr - 1902
Hodges and Farstad - Majority Text 1982 as corrected in 1985

Affected Teaching
Jesus makes the comparison that those who are saved and have a heart which is filled with light will bring forth the good things such as salvation, eternal life in Christ, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. Those who have an evil heart will be deprived of knowing the truth and this will result in blasphemous teachings, lies, hatred, and false accusations. Ezekiel 36:26 (KJV) A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. The essence of this verse is that when a person becomes saved, their heart will change. God will give a heart of flesh for a heart of stone and out of the new heart will come good things and not evil things which pour out of the heart of the unregenerate. Many of the modern versions omit the part concerning the heart which is a very important part of the new life in Christ. Some of the modern versions make it sound like you bring something good of a treasury, like a bank account or physical treasury like rich people had in those days where they stored their wealth. The wealth of the believer is the new heart from where all our actions begin.

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