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from the outside
can function as an improper prep., outwardly, externally, Mt. 23:27, 28; Mk. 7:15; ὁ, ἡ, τὸ ἔξωθεν, outer, external, Mt. 23:25; Lk. 11:39; τὸ ἔξωθεν, the exterior, Lk. 11:40; οἱ ἔξωθεν, those who are without the Christian community, 1 Tim. 3:7

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Matthew 23:25 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you clean off the outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | improper prep-gen) of the cup and the plate while inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
Matthew 23:27 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | adverb) but on the inside are full of dead men’s bones and all kinds of filth.
Matthew 23:28 So you also outwardly (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | adverb) appear to others as righteous but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Mark 7:15 There is nothing that enters a man from outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | improper prep-gen) that is able to defile him. Rather the things that come out of a man are the things that defile him.”
Mark 7:18 So he said to them, “Are you too so lacking in understanding? Do you not know that nothing coming into a man from outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | adverb) is able to defile him,
Luke 11:39 The Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | improper prep-gen) of the cup and of the dish; but the inside of you is full of greed and wickedness.
Luke 11:40 Fools! Did not he who made the outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | adverb) make the inside also?
2 Corinthians 7:5 For even when we came to Macedonia, our bodies had no rest, but on all sides we were distressed — from the outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | adverb) came conflicts, from within there were fears.
1 Timothy 3:7 And it is also necessary for an overseer to have a good reputation with those outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | adverb), lest he fall into reproach, which is the snare of the devil.
1 Peter 3:3 Do not let your beauty be external (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | improper prep-gen) — such as braiding the hair, wearing gold jewelry, or dressing up in fine clothes —
Revelation 11:2 but exclude the court that is outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | improper prep-gen) the temple; do not measure it because it has been given to the nations. And they will trample the holy city for forty-two months.
Revelation 14:20 Then the winepress was trodden outside (exōthen | ἔξωθεν | improper prep-gen) the city, and blood poured out from the winepress, rising to the height of horses’ bridles for a distance of about two hundred miles.