25 And he did not need any testimony from man, for he knew what was in man, [the evil in their hearts].2 [Until the Lord has trained a disciple, taught a disciple, chastised a disciple, cleansed a disciple, and purified the hearts of disciples, a man is unfit to be talking of the things of God. After being taught and cleansed, a man can speak words supplied by the Spirit of God immediately before speaking. From George Fox's Letter 316: (written in 1600's)
For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, hefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lack of restraint, an evil eye [envy], blasphemy, pride, and foolishness. All these evil things come from within a man, and defile him. Mark 7:21-23
...those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile a man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, and blasphemies. Mat 15:18-19]
4 Then Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no man;1 but go your way and show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded as a testimony to them."
16 And warned them that they should not make him known;
9 And as they came down from the mountain, Jesus commanded them, saying, "Tell the vision to no one, until the Son of man has risen again from the dead."
30 Then he commanded them that they should tell no man about him.
44 Saying to him, "See that you say nothing to any man; but go your way, show yourself to the priest, and offer for your cleansing those things which Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."
12 And he strictly charged those that they should not make him known.
36 Then he commanded them that they should tell no one; but the more he commanded them, the more they proclaimed it.
9 Now as they were coming down from the mountain, he ordered them to tell no one of what they had seen until the Son of Man had risen from the dead.
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14 And he charged him to tell no one, "But go and show yourself to the priest, and offer the sacrifice Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them."
56 And her parents were astonished. But he ordered them to tell no one what had happened.
21 And he strictly charged and commanded them to tell this to no one,