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

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Mark 7:2
and when they saw some of his disciples eating with impure (that is, unwashed) hands, they found fault:
Colossians 2:8
Take heed least any one make a prey of you by philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, after the elements of the world, and not after Christ:
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain conversation learned by tradition from your fathers, not with corruptible things, as silver and gold;

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Matthew 23:24
Blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel!
Mark 7:5
Then the pharisees and the scribes ask Him, Why do not thy disciples walk according to the tradition of the ancients, but eat without washing their hands?