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Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:

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Isaiah 10:6
I send him against a godless nation, and I command him against the people of my wrath, to capture spoil and to carry off plunder, and to make them a trampling place, like [the] clay of [the] streets.
Isaiah 48:1
Hear this, house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel and came out from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of Yahweh, and {invoke} the God of Israel, [but] not in truth and not in righteousness.
Isaiah 58:2
Yet they seek me day [by] day, and they desire the knowledge of my ways like a nation that {practiced} righteousness, and had not forsaken the judgment of its God; they ask me for {righteous judgments}, they desire the closeness of God.
Psalm 17:1
O Yahweh, hear a just cause. Hear my cry; heed my prayer [I make] without deceitful lips.
Jeremiah 3:10
Yet even in all this her treacherous sister Judah did not return to me with all her heart, {but only} in pretense," {declares} Yahweh.
Jeremiah 5:2
And though they say, '{As Yahweh lives},' {therefore} they swear falsely."
Jeremiah 12:2
Not only do you plant them, they take root. They grow, but also they produce fruit. You [are] near in their mouths, but far from their {inmost beings}.
Jeremiah 42:2
and said to Jeremiah the prophet, "May our plea please fall {before you}, and pray for us to Yahweh your God, for all this remnant, for we are left [but] a few of many, as your eyes [are] seeing us.
Ezekiel 33:31
And they come to you {as people do}, and they sit {before you}, and my people hear your words, and they do not do them, for they [are] showing passion in their mouth, but their heart [is] going after ill-gotten gain.
Matthew 15:7
Hypocrites! Isaiah correctly prophesied about you saying,

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Proverbs 30:6
Do not add to his words lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.
Matthew 15:2
"Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat {a meal}."
Mark 7:2
And they saw that some of his disciples were eating their bread with unclean--that is, unwashed--hands.
Colossians 2:22
which [things] are all [meant] for destruction by consuming according to human commandments and teachings,

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James 1:8
[he is] a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.