Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

General references

Bible References

The tradition

Mark 7:7
They worship Me in vain,
teaching as doctrines the commands of men.
Matthew 15:2
“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!”
Galatians 1:14
I advanced in Judaism beyond many contemporaries among my people, because I was extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.
Colossians 2:8
Be careful that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit based on human tradition, based on the elemental forces of the world, and not based on Christ.
1 Peter 1:18
For you know that you were redeemed from your empty way of life inherited from the fathers, not with perishable things like silver or gold,

General references

Luke 5:30
But the Pharisees and their scribes were complaining to His disciples, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?”

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