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.

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Bible References

Transgress

Mark 7:2
and had seen that some of his disciples ate their bread with defiled, that is, unwashen, hands.
Genesis 1:14
And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years:
Colossians 2:8
Take heed lest there shall be any one that maketh spoil of you through his philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ:
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from your vain manner of life handed down from your fathers;

General references

Matthew 23:24
Ye blind guides, that strain out the gnat, and swallow the camel!
Mark 7:5
And the Pharisees and the scribes ask him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with defiled hands?