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
They had noticed that some of His disciples were eating their food with 'unclean' (that is to say, unwashed)
Colossians 2:8
Take care lest there be some one who leads you away as prisoners by means of his philosophy and idle fancies, following human traditions and the world's crude notions instead of following Christ.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing, as you do, that it was not with a ransom of perishable wealth, such as silver or gold, that you were set free from your frivolous habits of life which had been handed down to you from your forefathers,

General references

Matthew 23:24
You blind guides, straining out the gnat while you gulp down the camel!
Mark 7:5
So the Pharisees and Scribes put the question to Him: "Why do your disciples transgress the traditions of the Elders, and eat their food with unclean hands?"