Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

General references

Bible References

Transgress

Mark 7:2
and had seen that some of His disciples were eating their bread with impure hands, that is, unwashed.
Genesis 1:14
Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;
Colossians 2:8
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,

General references

Matthew 23:24
"You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!
Mark 7:5
The Pharisees and the scribes asked Him, "Why do Your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with impure hands?"