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 having seen some of his disciples with common hands, that is, unwashed, eating loaves, they rebuked.
Genesis 1:14
And God will say there shall be lights in the firmament of the heavens to separate between the day and between the night: and they shall be for signs and for set times, and for days and for years.
Colossians 2:8
See ye lest any be carrying you off by philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the elements of the world, and not according to Christ.
1 Peter 1:18
Knowing that not with corruptible things, silver and gold, were ye redeemed from your vain mode of life transmitted from your fathers

General references

Matthew 23:24
Blind guides, straining a gnat, and swallowing down a camel.
Mark 7:5
Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Wherefore do not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands?