Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

They had noticed that some of his disciples ate their food without first giving their hands a ceremonial washing to purify them.

New American Standard Bible

and had seen that some of His disciples were eating their bread with impure hands, that is, unwashed.

King James Version

And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.

Holman Bible

They observed that some of His disciples were eating their bread with unclean—that is, unwashed—hands.

International Standard Version

They noticed that some of his disciples were eating with unclean hands, that is, without washing them.

A Conservative Version

And having seen some of his disciples eating their loaves with profane hands, that is, unwashed, they accused them.

American Standard Version

and had seen that some of his disciples ate their bread with defiled, that is, unwashen, hands.

Amplified

and they had seen that some of His disciples ate their bread with [ceremonially] impure hands, that is, unwashed [and defiled according to Jewish religious ritual].

An Understandable Version

They had observed some of His disciples eating their food with contaminated, that is, [ceremonially] unwashed hands.

Anderson New Testament

and when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with common, that is, with unwashed hands:

Bible in Basic English

And had seen that some of his disciples took their bread with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands.

Common New Testament

they saw some of his disciples eating food with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

when observing that some of his disciples were eating with profane hands, that is, without having wash'd them, they found fault.

Darby Translation

and seeing some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands,

Godbey New Testament

And seeing certain ones of His disciples eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed hands.

John Wesley New Testament

And they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, unwashen hands.

Julia Smith Translation

And having seen some of his disciples with common hands, that is, unwashed, eating loaves, they rebuked.

King James 2000

And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashed, hands, they found fault.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they saw that some of his disciples were eating their bread with unclean--that is, unwashed--hands.

Modern King James verseion

And when they saw some of His disciples eating loaves with unclean hands, that is with unwashed hands, they found fault.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when they saw certain of his disciples eat bread with common hands, that is to say, with unwashen hands, they complained.

Moffatt New Testament

They noticed that some of his disciples ate their food with 'common' (that is, unwashed) hands.

Montgomery New Testament

They had noticed that some of his disciples were eating with "common," that is to say, unwashed hands.

NET Bible

And they saw that some of Jesus' disciples ate their bread with unclean hands, that is, unwashed.

New Heart English Bible

Now when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands, they found fault.

Noyes New Testament

and seeing some of his disciples eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed hands,

Sawyer New Testament

and seeing some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, unwashed hands, [they found fault].

The Emphasized Bible

and, observing certain of his disciples, that, with defiled hands, that is unwashed, they are eating bread, - -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And seeing some of his disciples eating bread with hands unclean, that is, unwashed, they found fault.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They had noticed that some of his disciples ate their food with their hands 'defiled,' by which they meant unwashed.

Webster

And when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled (that is to say with unwashed) hands, they found fault.

Weymouth New Testament

They had noticed that some of His disciples were eating their food with 'unclean' (that is to say, unwashed)

Williams New Testament

They had noticed that some of His disciples were in the habit of eating their meals without first giving their hands a ceremonial washing to make them clean.

World English Bible

Now when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands, they found fault.

Worrell New Testament

and saw that some of His disciples ate bread with defiled, that is, unwashed hands.

Worsley New Testament

and when they saw some of his disciples eating with impure (that is, unwashed) hands, they found fault:

Youngs Literal Translation

and having seen certain of his disciples with defiled hands -- that is, unwashed -- eating bread, they found fault;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

of
μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

his

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

eat
ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

ἄρτος 
Artos 
Usage: 61

with
χείρ 
Cheir 
hand, not tr
Usage: 149

κοινός 
Koinos 
Usage: 12

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is to say
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

with unwashen
ἄνιπτος 
Aniptos 
Usage: 2

χείρ 
Cheir 
hand, not tr
Usage: 149

Context Readings

Human Traditions And God's Commandments

1 The Pharisees gathered about him with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem. 2 They had noticed that some of his disciples ate their food without first giving their hands a ceremonial washing to purify them. 3 For the Pharisees and all the Jews observe the rules handed down from their ancestors, and will not eat until they have washed their hands in a particular way,


Cross References

Acts 10:28

and he said to them, "You know that it is against the Law for a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit one; but God has taught me not to call anyone vulgar or unclean.

Romans 14:14

I know and as a follower of the Lord Jesus I am convinced that nothing is unclean in itself; a thing is unclean only to the man who regards it as unclean.

Romans 14:14-5

I know and as a follower of the Lord Jesus I am convinced that nothing is unclean in itself; a thing is unclean only to the man who regards it as unclean.

Matthew 7:3-5

Why do you keep looking at the speck in your brother's eye, and pay no attention to the beam that is in your own?

Matthew 23:23-25

"Alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you pay tithes on mint, dill, and cummin, and you have let the weightier matters of the Law go??ustice, mercy, and integrity. But you should have observed these, without overlooking the others.

Acts 10:14-15

But Peter said, "Never, sir! For I have never eaten anything that was not ceremonially cleansed."

Acts 11:8

But I said, 'Never, sir! For nothing that was not ceremonially cleansed has ever passed my lips.'

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